What’s Megabyte in Lithuanian?

It’s megabaitas apparently. So you didn’t know that? Nor did I. But all is revealed today in a useful spreadsheet from Microsoft that provides translations of a very large number of IT terms in over 40 languages. You’ll find it here:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=25018024-2dfd-4229-9763-05f78feaf2ff&displaylang=en

Virtual PC now free – Outstanding !

In previous posts I’ve talked about the benefits of virtual environments for developers and database professionals. Now there’s no excuse. Virtual PC is now free ( http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtualpc/default.mspx ). That’s outstanding news. Thanks Microsoft!

SQL Down Under Code Camp – it’s on !

Just got the good new today. The dates are confirmed. CodeCampOz has been great to be involved with over the last two years. Now there’s a new kid on the block. SQL Down Under Code Camp is now planned to run in Wagga, Wagga (Australia) on October 7th and 8th 2006, in conjunction with PASS and Charles Sturt University. Details are appearing now at: http://www.sqldownunder.com/CodeCamp/tabid/53/Default.aspx If you’d like to speak at the event, please contact me directly. We’ll close the call for speakers on July 31st. For any overseas readers, this has to be a good time for that visit to Australia. … Continue reading SQL Down Under Code Camp – it’s on !