Wednesday, September 7, 2011

24 Hours Of PASS!

Hello Dear Reader the 24 Hours of PASS are HERE!  If you have never attended a 24 Hours of PASS this is a great one to hop on board with.  This is the fall preview of all the great content and presenters that will be appearing at the PASS Summit in Seattle coming up in October.  Right out of the gate you have not one but TWO of the greatest presenters that I've ever watched.  So before you read any further Click Here to sign up, and Click Here to read more about the total outstanding line up.

Starting this very morning at 8 AM Brian Knight (@BrianKnight | Blog ) President and Founder of Pragmatic Works!  What is Brian presenting on?

Introduction to Data Mining in SQL Server Analysis Services

Presenter: Brian Knight

Session Details:
Data mining is one of the key hidden gems inside of Analysis Services but has traditionally had a steep learning curve. In this session, you’ll learn how to create a data mining model to predict who is the best customer for you and learn how to use other algorithms to spend your marketing model wisely. You’ll also see how to use Time Series analysis for budget and forecast prediction. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate data mining into your application through SSIS or custom coding.
About the Speaker:
Brian Knight, SQL Server MVP, MCITP, MCSE, MCDBA, is the owner and founder of Pragmatic Works. He is also the co-founder of, and He runs the local SQL Server users group in Jacksonville (JSSUG). Brian is a contributing columnist at several technical magazines and does regular webcasts at He is the author of a dozen SQL Server books. Brian has spoken at conferences like PASS, SQL Connections and TechEd and many Code Camps. His blog can be found at

Amazing!  But it doesn't stop there, Up next is the Founder of the Brent Ozar PLF Brent Ozar(@BrentO | Blog) himself!  What is Brent presenting on you might ask?

SAN Basics for DBAs

Presenter: Brent Ozar

Session Details:
They keep telling you it's a SQL problem - but how can you prove where the real problem is? Learn the basics about your storage options like RAID 5, RAID 10, solid state drives, and why your biggest bottleneck might be a $5 cable. No storage experience required. This session is for production database administrators who've never looked inside the black box of storage before.

About the Speaker:
Brent Ozar is a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server 2008, a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, and co-founder of Brent Ozar PLF. Brent has over a decade of experience with SQL Server, systems administration, SAN administration, virtualization administration, and project management. Brent spent 2 years at Quest Software as a SQL Server expert and 2 years at Southern Wine & Spirits, a Miami-based wine & spirits distributor. Brent blogs at like it's going out of style.

And from there it keeps going for 12 solid hours.  But the fun doesn't end there this is 24 hours of PASS not 1/2 a day of PASS.   Tomorrow is another 12 hours from 8 am to 8 am.

What will the 24 Hours of PASS cost you?  A Whole lot of your Hard Earned Nothing!  It requires your time, You can even attend while at work!  All you need to do is register, you will get an email with a Live Meeting link inside.  Take the link and click on it when it is time for the Session!

This is a wonderful opportunity for Free Training!  This is a wonderful opportunity to see the value you will get from the PASS Summit!  And this is a wonderful event to see the content you can get live by attending SQL Saturday's!

SQL Saturday's you say!?  Yes I would bet you that every speaker you see today has appeared at, at least, one SQL Saturday event this year.  So if you love this go look for the SQL Saturday coming to your area and sign up.  I hope to see you there!



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