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Sql Tuesday: Azure Data Groups

Every second Tuesday of a month, there’s a T-SQL-Tuesday. This is a blogging event that everyone can participate. The idea was created by Adam Mechanic, but nowadays, it’s hosted by Steve Jones. For this month, Rie Merritt called for advices for running a user group. I know, I’m 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 · 3 min · 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’d be better than it turned out to be. Nevertheless, I hope on January 1st 2023, I’ll have a better lookback to the year 2022 regarding this. In March 2021, I’ve 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 · 3 min · 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’ve got some exciting news about new events that we’ll be joining this month. This post is giving you an overview over these! We hope you’ve enjoyed your summer break and are ready for the new season for many new events! This September ‘21, I’ll 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 · 2 min · Kay
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Why We Like to Recommend Dbatools

This post was first published for my employer, OneDigit AG, here. dbatools really has the ability to change a DBAs work life. It is a free, very powerful and feature rich open source PowerShell module that offers you 550+ commands that allows you to take backups, restore them or just do a lot in SQL Server administration that you would need SSMS and some work for. With dbatools, you can do many tasks more and that with just a few lines of code....

Jul 07 2021 17:36 Zurich, Switzerland · 4 min · Kay
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Starting DataTGIF

This post was first published on my employers website/blog here. I just started to organize a free to join MeetUp called Data TGIF that will be scheduled once a month on a Friday afternoon. This MeetUp organizes free data events for Friday afternoons to celebrate the start of the weekend by meeting people to a Microsoft Data Platform talk. If you don’t know the term TGIF: According to Wikipedia, TGIF stands for Thank God It’s Friday and is a common expression in English speaking Western countries....

Jun 17 2021 21:56 Zurich, Switzerland · 2 min · Kay