PASS then, PASS now. Getting ready for #Summit14

It’s PASS Summit time again! #Summit14 is happening in Seattle, WA – November 3-7, 2014 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center.

I still remember the first time I attended PASS (started with a pre-con from Brian Knight no less )…

I was wide-eyed, starstruck. Who would have thought that attending a technical conference would feel like attending your first rock concert ever? That’s what I felt like. I was meeting and talking to people who have authored books, articles, blog posts. I remember going up to a few of them, their authored books in hand, asking for their autographs :)

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It’s time for a change. I have been blogging over at since 2007. That was before twitter was born Smile

When I started twitter, I used the handle @sqlbelle. I’ve been asked this before, but it’s not really a completely made-up name.

  • I work with SQL a lot, which explains the SQL part of the name.
  • Some of my friends do call me Belle, hence the belle part of the name.

Anyway, I’ve met at lot of really awesome, smart, inspirational people through twitter so I think I’ll use this name for my domain too. Just easier to remember.