A Friend of Red Gate No More

Don’t get me wrong. It’s been great. The beta tests. The advanced notices. The opportunity for feedback. It’s been a great relationship, a fantastic friendship. Look, it’s not you, it’s me. I want more. I want to take our relationship to the next level. That’s why I’m excited as can possibly be to announce that I’m no longer in the Friends of Red Gate program because I’m now a Red Gate employee. That’s right, I’m colored Red! This is an amazing opportunity to step up my game to a whole new level and I’m thrilled to be able to take advantage of it. I have a fascinating title: Product Evangelist. I’m going to be traveling around the country to various events, SQL Saturdays (Cleveland & Chicago already booked), SQL Rally,…
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Steve Jones to Run for PASS Board

I couldn't hide the lead. Steve Jones (blog|twitter) has announced he's running for the PASS board. I'm excited. I'm almost as excited as if I were going to run. Steve is not simply a major influencer in what we call the SQL Community. He brings two things to the party that I think are going to make him very successful on the board. First, he gets things done. He just does. He's one of those guys that seems to keep it together, just enough, to accomplish stuff. Second, he has real ideas. He's not someone who is simply going to iron out a wrinkle or three at the Summit. He's going to propose stuff that will make a difference. Put those two things together and I think we've got reason to…
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