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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Is your IT department outdated?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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First Class Jobs

This week Steve Jones examines the idea of making jobs in SQL Server, first class citizens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Learn to Earn

Learning more about your craft can translate into more earnings, but it won't be easy.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Pressure to Compromise Ethics

There are always people that ask workers to deceive, defraud, or mislead customers. This is true for software developers as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Finally, Create or Alter

Today Steve Jones looks at the CREATE OR ALTER syntax, added in SQL Server 2016 SP1.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hire the Right People

Today Steve Jones discusses the need to hire the people to do the tasks we need done, not the position we filled.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Online T-SQL Scripts and Copyright

The issue of copyright for online scripts is a grey area. If a script is published without any form of copyright notice, most people assume that it is freely available for reuse. It's not necessarily the case.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2016/11/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving wishes from SQLServerCentral.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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