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By Kay Sauter, Senior Data Engineer & Microsoft Data Platform MVP

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T-SQL Tuesday #159

My friend, Deepthi Goguri, invited everyone to blog about two topics as a request for T-SQL Tuesday. T-SQL Tuesday is a once a month occurring event, a so-called blog party, for which someone invites others to blog about a topic. You can learn more about this on this website of tsqltuesday itself. Deepthi, aka dbanuggets on both Mastodon and Twitter, asked two to write about two topics, I quote her directly here:...

Feb 14 2023 11:45 Zurich, Switzerland 路 3 min 路 Kay
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Good Bye, 2022 and Happy New Year, 2023!

Another year passed, again in an incredible speed and there is a lot I actually did but never blogged here. In fact, in the last months, I鈥檝e neglected my blog a bit, for many reasons. One reason was that I had some sicknesses during the year and as I don鈥檛 like to make them public, only few people of the #sqlfamily actually learned one or more of them. However, I don鈥檛 want to look back on those lows, but rather on my happy experiences I鈥檝e had and just to sum them up for a looking back....

Jan 01 2023 19:05 Zurich, Switzerland 路 5 min 路 Kay
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Sql Tuesday: Azure Data Groups

Every second Tuesday of a month, there鈥檚 a T-SQL-Tuesday. This is a blogging event that everyone can participate. The idea was created by Adam Mechanic, but nowadays, it鈥檚 hosted by Steve Jones. For this month, Rie Merritt called for advices for running a user group. I know, I鈥檓 a quite late to join this game. But since I was busy for my university just until this week, I was not able to write for the call more timely - apologies....

Mar 20 2022 19:30 Zurich, Switzerland 路 3 min 路 Kay
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Bye-bye 2021

Looking back So the year 2021 is history. For me, it was a quite eventful year although exactly one year ago, I hoped that the pandemic situation would improve. It kind of did, true. However I hoped it鈥檇 be better than it turned out to be. Nevertheless, I hope on January 1st 2023, I鈥檒l have a better lookback to the year 2022 regarding this. In March 2021, I鈥檝e submitted my thesis for CAS Machine Learning (German) at my University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich, HWZ....

Jan 03 2022 15:37 Zurich, Switzerland 路 3 min 路 Kay
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Speaking Engagements September 2021

This post was originally published on my employers blog first. September marks the end of this summer but we鈥檝e got some exciting news about new events that we鈥檒l be joining this month. This post is giving you an overview over these! We hope you鈥檝e enjoyed your summer break and are ready for the new season for many new events! This September 鈥21, I鈥檒l have two very interesting events that I will attend as a speaker, panel member or a moderator apart from organizing Data TGIF this Friday:...

Sep 06 2021 09:50 Zurich, Switzerland 路 2 min 路 Kay