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Data Loss or Downtime

This Friday Steve Jones has a DR poll. He asks what might be more important to you in a disaster and why.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is the Golden Age of Information Technology Almost Over?

Andy Warren wonders if our industry is moving to a new era today.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/07/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Can't We Code?

Today Steve Jones talks about the ways in which we interview new developers. Are they working or do we need a new way? Should we be considering those people that have actually accomplished something?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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I Feel Like a Magician

Something sufficiently complex, in our eyes, may appear to be magic. Steve Jones feels some of his knowledge about SQL Server looks the same way to others.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is the role of the DBA really changing radically?

The term 'DBA' has been the despair of the IT industry, particularly IT recruitment, because there has been so little consensus as to what, precisely, it means. Phil Factor tries to clarify.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/07/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Half a Year

We're halfway through the 2015 year and Steve Jones has a few thoughts for you this holiday weekend.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SSMS Maturity

Announcements recently for changes in SSMS mean that the tool many of us rely on is growing up.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Training Computer Scientists

What's the best way to enter this business? Steve Jones has a few thoughts on the traditional CS degree.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Importance of Our Work

Work is important, and it's a large part of our lives, but Steve Jones notes we need to keep things in perspective.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The New DBA

Steve Jones has a new take on what it means to be a DBA.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Not a cloud to be seen

Phil factor find much to admire in the StackOverflow architecture. It is built on SQL Server, doesn't use microservices or the cloud. It all seems a bit retro, but it manages manage 440 million queries a day, peaking at 8500 queries per second, and never even breaks into a sweat.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Exit Lines

Today we have a question from Andy Warren. How have you ended your time at an employer?  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/06/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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#SQLNewBlogger

Steve Jones talks about blogging today, how it can help your career, and how easy it can be to get started.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Byte Me: Stranger Than Fiction

Keep it out of the papers - we don't want to cause a kernel panic.  Read more...
By Bob Lang 2015/06/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Skill Supply and Demand

Finding staff with the proper skills can be a challenge, and it might be a reason why you choose, or remain with, a particular technology.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Test of Time

IBM recently turned 100 years old and Steve Jones wishes more companies would try to build their business to grow to 100.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Stress of a Former DBA

Rodney Landrum impresses on his audience the importance of attention to the finer details, during data analysis and reporting.  Read more...
By rodneylandrum 2015/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Does It Count?

This Friday Steve Jones asks how you track uptime. Does your scheduled maintenance count against your metrics?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Sweat Files and Practice Projects

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that looks at side projects and how you might actually grow our careers.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/06/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Culture Clashes and Arrogance

A guest editorial from Andy Warren looks at the disagreements between teams in technology.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/06/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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