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What Will 2017 Bring?

Steve Jones looks ahead to 2017.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Looking Back at 2016

Steve Jones looks back at 2016 and the data events that were important.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Syntactic Sugar

Syntactic sugar doesn't necessarily help a platform, but makes it easier or more fun to work on.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Preservation

Today Steve Jones talks about the challenges of preserving data across long periods of time, decades perhaps.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Provisioning

This week Steve Jones is asking about the timeframe for you to get a new SQL Server instance? Is it substantial? Do you really know? Answer this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Future of Auditing

Auditing is a weak point in SQL Server according to Steve Jones. He looks at a few of its flaws.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Test Coverage

We don't test software well enough. Obviously we don't write high enough quality software, but testing should catch more issues. Steve Jones talks about how you can perform better T-SQL testing.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Better Coding, More Savings

The way we write code impacts our users, but it can also impact our wallet, especially in cloud computing. Steve Jones wonders how many people bother to profile and test their code.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Toolchain for the Job?

Phil Factor ponders the use of toolchains in automation, and wonders if there might not be a better way.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/12/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Fun Distraction

With the holiday season here, Steve Jones wonders what you'll do for fun away from work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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This is how to fail

Today we have a guest editorial from Tim Mitchell that talks about security and communications with your customers. Ultimately it pays to be open and honest.  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2016/12/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL in the City 2016

SQL in the City 2016 kicks off today and Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DBAs Need to Learn to Develop

SQL Server is growing as a platform and Steve Jones says that DBAs need to learn development skills.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Five Year Plan

Is your IT department outdated? There's a prediction that they won't be around in five years. Steve Jones doesn't agree.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Faster Versions and More Support

Even more support from Microsoft for SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The One Metric to Rule Them All

Measuring the performance of systems isn't always just CPU, RAM, and Disk IO. Today Steve Jones looks at business based metrics.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Testing Coders

It seems that everyone has a different idea on how to interview people. Today Steve Jones looks at the technique of having someone improve some code in real time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do when you inherit a mess at work?

I have seen three common responses to database messes. My favorite is nuclear.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/12/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Work/Training Balance - The hidden balancing act

Should we be considering our Work/Training Balance as part of our careers?  Read more...
By Gary Varga 2016/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Right Stimulus

Phil Factor ponders the I/O implications of different drinks with coding.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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