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Better Coding

The Australian Census was a mess, and supposedly some university students build a better version. Steve Jones comments on better coding practices.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Future for Database Administrators

Today Steve Jones talks about the job changes and prospects for those that manage IT systems.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Leaks from Websites

No matter what we do to secure our databases, we need to be sure our applications are well written, both with secure coding, but also good information handling.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is Rollback Feasible for Database Changes?

Many of us would like to be sure we could rollback changes made during a deployment if they caused issues. Steve Jones notes that it might not be worth actually building those scripts in advance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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PoSh Everywhere

With the open sourcing of the PowerShell platform, Steve Jones is excited.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's Your Smoke Test?

A smoke test can be a good way to ensure complex systems are working as expected after maintenance or changes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Designing for the Public

The way that governments build software and work with data must change if we want to be more efficient.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Slower Job

As we get further in our career, I wonder how many of us would like a slower job.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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To Infinity and Beyond

A look at the potential of the space program.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Point-in-time data

Phil Factor explains why data detached from its temporal context often loses all meaning.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Visit to Microsoft and SQL Server 2016

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is on vacation. Andy talks about a trip to Microsoft for the SQL Server 2016 launch.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/08/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An object lesson about what is really important

A story I heard a long time ago reminds us to choose what is really important.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/08/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Keyboard Hardlines

The potential vulnerabilities of wireless devices might be a security issue for databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Overload

When do you have too much data? What do you do if you aren't actually using all of it?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Shaming

This week Steve Jones looks at a new idea, rating the security of products publicly to try and shame vendors into more secure coding.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Making Complex Table Changes

The complexity of tables makes modifying them over time a challenge, especially as data sizes grow.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Failover

Too many failovers can cause problems, as can those that happen to often. Steve Jones says you need to consider whether you always need to failover in a sitaution.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Defensive Programming

Learning to program defensively can prevent and catch errors early.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Moving Fast at Redgate

It's possible to change a software development team and dramatically improve things. Steve Jones highlights an example from Redgate Software.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Adding Old Features?

Is Row Level Security a new feature? Or should MS work on improving old ones?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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