The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference – ‘KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA’ kicked off today with more than 22000 attendees. I was very impressed with the virtual event platform, which allows you to attend sessions, network with other attendees, and network with… Read More ›
I am excited to be presenting at the Steel City SQL Server UserGroup February Meeting tomorrow. I will be talking about the new capabilities of SQL Server 2019 that have rocked the industry.
I am excited to be presenting at the Atlanta Code Camp this weekend. This will be my 3rd year speaking at this awesome conference. I am looking forward to meeting a lot of folks from the Tech community and having a good time.
SQL Saturday Birmingham 2019 was held at the Brock School of Business – Cooney Hall – Samford University on 27th July. The event was a huge success. We had close to 200 folks registered to the event and had a final turnaround of around 150.
Just back from SQL Saturday Pensacola 2019, and I would say it was a fun event like always. This was my 3rd consecutive year speaking at the event and I really look forward to this event every year because the Organizing Team including Ed Watson, Karla Landrum, and others does a great job. Pensacola is also the summer holiday gateway for me so I do enjoy this trip.
I am super excited to be presenting at the O’Reilly Software Architecture 2019, San Jose today. Please join me at 3 PM in Room 210 D/H to learn about building a scalable microservice architecture with Envoy, Kubernetes, and Istio.
I am delighted to be speaking at SQL Saturday Jacksonville 2019. This will be my first time speaking at this event.
I am super excited to be presenting at CodeStock 2019. This will be my 3rd year speaking at this awesome conference.
I am happy and honored to be a Friend of Redgate 2019 — my 2nd year in a row. The Friends of Redgate program is an exclusive group of influential and active community members, such as popular blog writers, speakers, consultants, as well as Microsoft Data Platform MVPs.
One of the benefits of being a PASS Summit Speaker was that PASS provided us with the exclusive download version of the PASS Summit 2018 session recordings.
I will be presenting on Azure DevOps at the SteelCity SQL User Group September Meeting tonight. To all the user community in Birmingham please RSVP using the Meetup link below, so that we can plan the logistics accordingly.
One thing which sets IT/Dev Connections apart is the immense focus on deep-dive technical learning. I am honored and super excited to have been selected to speak at IT/Dev Connections 2018.
It’s almost time for SQL Saturday Pensacola and I am excited to be speaking at this fun filled event this weekend. I had lot of fun last year during this event & I am looking forward to have an awesome time this year too.
I am excited to be presenting at SQL Saturday Atlanta this weekend. This will be my 2nd year speaking at this awesome conference. I am looking forward to meet lot of folks from the Tech community and have a good time with friends and SQLFamily.
Microsoft Build is one of the biggest developer conference and folks from the technical community all over the globe gather at Seattle, WA to witness the newest technology advancements and get a deeper insight into Microsoft vision. If you are a .NET Developer, here are the biggest announcements from Day 1 of Microsoft Build 2018.
Last weekend I presented at 2 awesome conferences — CodeStock, Knoxville and the Global Azure BootCamp, Troy. I talked about DevOps, Continuous Integration & Database Lifecycle Management.
I am super excited to be presenting at CodeStock tomorrow. This will be my 2nd year speaking at this awesome conference. I look forward to meet lot of folks from the Tech Community and have a good time.
Last month I received my first Microsoft MVP Award in the Data Platform Category. It was the perfect timing, since I got the opportunity to attend the MVP Global Summit held at the Microsoft Headquarters in Bellevue and Redmond, Washington. Being a first timer, I cant express how excited I was!
CodeStock is an annual technology conference for developers, IT professionals, and entrepreneurs held in Knoxville, TN. The conference spans two full days and is packed with technical & entrepreneurial content. 2018 will mark the 11th year of the CodeStock conference… Read More ›
One of the benefits of being a PASS Summit Speaker was that PASS gifted us with the download version of the PASS Summit 2017 session recordings.
2017 was a phenomenal year for me and I feel humbled to have got the opportunity to present in a number of events – SQL Saturdays, Code Camps, Tech Conferences and User Groups.
The Keynote from Microsoft Team was something which I was looking forward to with an expectation to learn more about Microsoft investment in SQL Server, the latest innovations and see the latest & greatest feature set in SQL Server 2017. There were some nice takeaways for me from this session and I have noted them down in this blog post. If you want to listen to the Keynote, I think it is also available in PASS TV.
The buzz in twitter says it all. The #SQLFamily is all pumped up for a great PASS Summit experience 2017, and so am I. I would highly recommend you to follow @sqlpass and #PASSsummit in twitter for all the latest happenings, if you are not already.
DevSpace is an annual developer’s conference that takes place in Huntsville, Alabama. DevSpace offers talks on a variety of languages, offering attendees the ability to improve their skills within their daily technology of choice and the ability to become familiar with new technologies.
Last weekend I attended the Microsoft Community Connection event at the Microsoft Office in Charlotte, NC. It is primarily an event for MVPs, RDs, few Microsoft Employees and Community Influencers to get together and connect with each other. I was lucky enough to get a chance to participate in this event as a Community Influencer.
The Gulf Coast Code Camp is a free one-day code camp being held at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama. This will be Mobile’s largest technical event in 2017 and a great networking opportunity. There will be quality talks on Web Development, Cloud Technologies, DevOps, Database, Front end technologies and more. If this interests you, make sure you register and also help spread the word in social media.
Atlanta Code Camp is the largest developer community event in Atlanta. This is a great opportunity to hear from the best speakers around, including many Microsoft MVPs and networking with the awesome developer community in and around Atlanta.
I am honored and super excited to have been selected to speak at this PASS Summit 2017 – the world’s biggest conference in the Microsoft Data Platform. This will be my first PASS Summit experience. I consider myself very fortunate to have got this opportunity, knowing very well that there are so many experienced and better speakers around.
SQL Saturday Chattanooga was held on 24th June at UTC Chattanooga EMC Building. I have been to multiple SQL Saturdays earlier, but this was my first time in SQL Saturday Chattanooga. I was humbled to get the opportunity to present two sessions during this event.
I am excited to announce that I have been selected to speak at SQL Saturday Pensacola on 3rd June, 2017. I have heard so many good things about this event from my peers, that I feel humbled to be part of the event this year. SQL Saturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics.
The Day 1 of the Microsoft annual developer Build Conference started at the Washington State Conference Center in Seattle. There were over 5000 attendees and the place looked all jam packed by 7AM, as people started to come in for the Keynote. In this blog, I will recap the Top 12 announcements during the Day 1 of the Build Conference.
One of the events which I was lot excited to attend was the pre-Build event – ‘Microsoft AI Immersion Workshop’. The event promised to be a great opportunity for developers to learn about building intelligent applications using Microsoft and open source technologies. Now that the event is over, I must say that it did live up to its expectation.
SQL Saturday Birmingham 2017 was held on 18th March at Samford University. This was my first SQL Saturday as an Organizer. I also presented on Productivity Tips and Tricks in SSMS.
On 14th January, 2017 I attended SQL Saturday Nashville held at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Murfreesboro. I have been to multiple SQL Saturdays before, but this was my first SQL Saturday as a Speaker.
A year back on this very day, I decided to start my own blog and that’s how dotnetvibes.com came into existence. Today on 1st January, 2017 – exactly a year later – I must admit that it has been an eventful journey with lot of excitement, learning, challenges and acquaintances.
On 15th October, 2016 I attended the Atlanta Code Camp held at the Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA. I was quite humbled to get an opportunity to be a speaker this year and presented in the Database Development category on ‘Making developers lives easier with SQL Server 2016’.
Working as a .NET Developer in the Southern City of Birmingham, I feel the last 6 weeks has been pretty awesome for the Birmingham Technology community. There were 3 excellent full day tech events – starting with Sloss Tech held by TechBirmingham, dotNetConf and then devdataDay held by Steel City SQL Group and BHM .NET Meetup.
Birmingham is surely growing fast as a technology hub and the overwhelming response to the dotNetConf event was a testimony to that. On 4th August, 2016 – the Birmingham .NET Meetup group organized a full day local extension event to the virtual dotNetConf conference, which Microsoft holds annually, to promote and educate developers about the .NET framework.