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  1. Infrastructure and Nuclear Facilities

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    February 26, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    I recently had a request to build a handful of servers that would run a piece of critical infrastructure in …
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  2. The Business Critical Access Database

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    February 25, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    Access database. There. I sad it. And I cringe every time I say it. My friends in the SQL Server …
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  3. Looking for SSMS Connections Directly from the Server

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    February 19, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    My environment is 99% virtual. We hope to soon be 100% virtual, but I have that one physical cluster that …
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  4. Adventures in Working from Home

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    February 17, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    Over the past several months, I’ve been on a client project that required me to work a lot of strange …
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  5. Better. Faster. Cheaper.

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    February 12, 2015 by Mike Hillwig

    Better. Faster. Cheaper. Those three words define my work. I work for the hosting group of a software company. Our …
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  6. SQL Saturday Boston: The Speaker Room #sqlsat203

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    April 25, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    Cupcakes

    One of my favorite things about a SQL Saturday event is the speaker room. Sure, there is always some good …
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  7. SQL Saturday Boston: Volunteers #sqlsat203

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    April 24, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    One of the best decisions we made very early on was to enlist the help of Paresh Motiwala to coordinate …
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  8. SQL Saturday Boston: Speaker Selection #sqlsat203

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    April 23, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    Hard as this is to believe, the worst part of organizing a SQL Saturday event wasn’t raising money from sponsors. …
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  9. SQL Saturday Boston #sqlsat203 Coffee Lessons

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    April 19, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    If there is any one thing I screwed up with SQL Saturday Boston, it was the coffee. And you never …
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  10. Rebranding mikehillwig.com

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    April 18, 2013 by Mike Hillwig

    Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to step back and take stock of where we are in …
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