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Architecture for Auditing

The way in which auditing is build into our systems isn't the best way to implement the practice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Not To Say

Steve Jones has some advice for data professionals today. These are a few things that your boss doesn't want to hear, and you probably don't want to say.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Finding Production Drift

The changes made to production can be problematic at times. Steve Jones notes we can't prevent them, but we can look for them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Your Job

Steve Jones has a few comments on what your job is as a technologist.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Who Cares About Your Data?

The observation that people hear what they want to hear is not a new one, and yet the extent to which people will go out of their way to ignore or misinterpret evidence can still surprise.  Read more...
By Dave Convery 2015/06/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Statistical Analysis

This week Steve Jones asks the questions about advanced data analysis and statistics you might be using in your applications.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Hidden Patterns in Data

Looking at statistics and data to draw conclusions can be hard. Steve Jones comments on an interesting way of analyzing data from TED.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Byte Me: State Of Flow

Flushing the cache.  Read more...
By Bob Lang 2015/05/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hack Us

A challenge from United intrigues Steve Jones. How many other companies would make a challenge like this?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Memorial Day 2015

A short note on Memorial Day  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Scientific Method: a call to action

Gail Shaw issues a rallying call for the SQL Community to adopt the Scientific Method when investigating and reporting on SQL Server behavior.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Native Audits

This week Steve Jones asks if you're using the SQL Audit feature built into SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Naming Confusion

The naming of systems and other technological constructs is always a debate within groups. Steve Jones points out a few places where this might actually prevent mistakes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Controlling Alerts

Being on call is not much fun for anyone, but it can certainly be hard on those that receive lots of calls for systemic issues. Are there better ways to manage this?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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VMs are not VMs

Today Steve Jones talks about how database VMs are not like other VMs.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Boring or Scripting

There is no shortage of mundane tasks at work. Steve Jones notes that you might not want to depend on those to fill your day in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Awareness

This week Steve Jones looks back at the T-SQL Tuesday blog part and its theme of monitoing.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Searching for Plans

Would you want a query optimizer that searches for the best plan for your code? Steve Jones thinks this might not be a bad idea.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Documenting with Tests

The idea of using more unit tests to improve code quality has been around for some time. However Steve Jones notes today that some people use tests for documentation.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Byte Me: The Nectar of Life

Whatever gets you through the day.  Read more...
By Bob Lang 2015/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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