Rod Trent

Rod
Trent

Rod Trent is the owner of myITforum.com, a Microsoft BackOffice administrators’ Web site and training company. He is an enterprise systems management expert for SearchSystemsManagement.com and a freelance technology author. His most recent book is Admin911:SMS (Osborne/McGraw-Hill).

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Now Available! The Insider’s Guide to IT/Dev Connections 2016 On-demand Replay
Did you miss our recent live event where we sort of declassify what has made IT/Dev Connections 2016 such a buzz-worthy conference? Well, you’re in luck!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: David Klee
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Adam Machanic
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Ryan Adams
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Ginger Grant
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Anthony Nocentino
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Denny Cherry
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Robert Cain
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference. Want more? Get the Insider’s Scoop About IT/Dev Connections 2016 on September 8!
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Speaker Highlight: Steve Jones
Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers we have handpicked to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at the IT/Dev Connections conference.
IT/Dev Connections 2016 Session Catalog is Live!
With much fanfare, we’re ready to announce the official 2016 version of the IT/Dev Connections session catalog! To review the 221 sessions currently posted (more are coming!), jump out to the IT/Dev Connections web site (http://itdevconnections.com), tap or click the Our Content menu item, and then choose Session Catalog
Quickshot: SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition Free for Dev Essentials
Microsoft is making the developer edition of SQL Server 2014 and 2016 available for free to those part of the Developer Essentials program.
Win a Free Conference Pass to IT/Dev Connections 2016!
Starting today, if you sign-on as a Penton Tech IdeaXchange author and start contributing content across any of our tech sites (WindowsITPro, DevPro, SharePoint Pro, and SQL Server Pro), you’ll be entered to win a free conference pass to IT/Dev Connections 2016.
SQL Server Will Love Linux in 2017 1
Microsoft is working with partners to bring the full capabilities of SQL Server to Linux.
IT/Dev Connections Teams with Microsoft to Deliver TechNet Virtual Conference 2016
Partnering on this effort makes a lot of sense for both us and Microsoft. Here at IT/Dev Connections we agree with much of what Microsoft will propose, which is why we deliver the conference content that we do – and in the manner we offer it. For Microsoft, IT/Dev Connections is the perfect next step for TechNet Virtual Conference attendees so they can get deep-dive, technical solutions to current issues but also to expand their expertise on the topics Microsoft presents in its online event.
ITDC 2016 Prep: Modern Microsoft BI for BI Professionals and Architects with Jen Underwood
Jen Underwood is a brilliant speaker and notable evangelist for SQL Server and Business Intelligence. Jen’s sessions are always rated extremely favorable at IT/Dev Connections. I’m positive this year will be no different.

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