Geekly World News - November 2021

In the U.S., our holiday season is in full swing with Thanksgiving coming up at the end of this month. Thanksgiving is my personal favorite holiday, so I’m grateful to be taking time to spend with my family and eat loads of food. I hope your fall holidays (whatever they may be) are great. Please make sure you check out the planned section below because November is chock full of events with some opportunites for catching a few of us live in the wild. We look forward to interacting with you at any of those events live or virtually.

What might you have missed in October?

TechPod: All Things Quantum featuring Leon Adato

TechPod: Quantum and Beyond featuring Leon Adato

Let’s Talk: Tips for Achieving a Better Online Customer Experience featuring Leon Adato

Enterprise IT Risk: Mitigating the Growing Threat to Remote Networks by Leon Adato

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: How IT Pros Can Better Prepare for the Shift to Hybrid Work by Leon Adato

How IT Pros Can Help Prepare the Public Sector for the Future of Work by Leon Adato

VoD: Service Delivery and ITAM Success Series featuring Liz Beavers

What Are the Post-Pandemic Security Concerns for IT Pros? by Sascha Giese

Optimising Hybrid Working featuring Sascha Giese

How to Prepare for a SQL Server DBA Interview and Questions by Kevin Kline

VoD: How to Conduct a Security Review on SQL Server featuring Kevin Kline

Behind the Scenes: A Day in the Life of a Database Administrator featuring Kevin Kline

What’s planned for November?

As always, look forward to TechPod featuring one or more of us at any time.

You can find Thomas LaRock regularly co-hosting the Raw Data Podcast, where they bring in industry pros to discuss top-of-mind topics.

If you haven’t heard, you can catch Leon Adato regularly hosting Technically Religious, where IT pros discuss their religious beliefs and where they intersect with IT.

Microsoft Ignite is November 2-4. Keep an eye out for Kevin Kline in the virtual booth and expo hall. Event information here.

Liz Beavers has a webcast November 3 on Tips for Navigating a Successful ITSM Evaluation.

HDI’s Support World Live is taking place November 6-11, and you’ll find Liz Beavers in attendance virtually at our virtual booth. If you’re there in person, there will also be SolarWinds staff at the live booth. Information on the event as well as ticket prices can be found here.

November 8-11 Sascha Giese will be at the Gartner IT Symposium Expo for EMEA (virtually.) More information on the event here.

You can find Kevin Kline at PASS Summit 2021 November 8-12 virtually. He’ll be presenting How DBAs Can Kickstart Data Governance. Event information here.

Sascha Giese will be speaking on November 9 in a webinar for Bringing IT Together in a Distributed World.

November 11 at 10 a.m. CT you will find Chrystal Taylor, Leon Adato, and Kevin M. Sparenberg talking automation in the first of a new two-part THWACK Livecast series. Register here.

November 15-16 will see Liz Beavers at ITSMF with a session on Strengthening Communication Competencies to Excel in Your Tech Career. Register here for this paid event.

If you’re attending SQL Server Live! in Orlando November 15-19, be on the lookout for Kevin Kline and Thomas LaRock. They’ll be speaking about Ten Techniques Every SQL Developer Should Know. More information on that event here.

Liz Beavers has another webcast November 17 this time with a discussion on Strategies for a Successful and Scalable ITSM Implementation.

November 22-23 will see Sascha Giese virtually at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference. Information on that event here.

AWS re:Invent is happening November 28 - December 2. If in attendance, be sure to find Kevin Kline and Thomas LaRock and say, “Hello.” More information on that event here.

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Leon Adato

Sascha Giese

Thomas LaRock

Chrystal Taylor

Liz Beavers

Kevin Kline