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Regular Columnist: Andy Warren

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Doing What It Takes To Get The Job Done

It can be a point of pride in technology that we work ourselves to get the job done. Is that a good thing? Andy Warren has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/04/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Team Reputation

The way that various departments might view a team of technology employees can affect how we interact. Andy Warren remembers a few situations and notes it's always more fun to join a team with a good reputation.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/04/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Perfect Environment

All our environments for SQL Server are different, but Andy Warren wonders if each of us might have a "perfect environment." Would things be standardized to make administration consistent? Or perhaps flexible to allow each instance to be tailored to its own needs.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/03/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is Rolling Back The Same as Failing?

When you must rollback a deployment of changes, is that a failure of the process? The development effort? Or something else?  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/03/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Oddball Interview Questions

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. He talks about strange questions in interviews and whether they help you assess the candidate.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/02/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Picking Your Packaging

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that asks you how you choose the tools you use to solve a problem.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/01/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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It’s About the Journey, Not the Exam

Achieving a certification is less about the actual accomplishment, and how you get there. Read some of Andy Warren's thoughts.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/12/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com
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The Abstract DBA

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. Today Andy talks about his changing role as a DBA and how many tasks he doesn't need to handle anymore.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/11/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Visitor Parking

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. There are often issues with how we get along with each other at work. Andy asks how you might handle a tough decision over a simple problem.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/11/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Dream Jobs

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. Andy asks today if you've thought about a dream job, and if so, what would it be?  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/11/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's in a Name?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is speaking at SQL Intersection today. Andy talks about how names can impact our world.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Case of the Lost Card

Protecting our physical systems usually involves some type of security at the office. For many of this, we have some type of key card system. Andy Warren asks today how you handle things and does it work well.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/10/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Dating Your Employer

Looking for a new job? Want to pick the best one? Your employer probably feels the same way. Andy Warren talks about how your interview is more like dating than you think.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2013/09/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Make Meetings Fun

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve Jones is at SQL Server Connections. Today Andy talks about how we can make those dreaded daily events, meetings, better.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Personality Test

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve Jones is on vacation. Today Andy talks about personality tests and what they might tell you about yourself.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/03/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Was This Week A Good Week?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is on vacation. Was this a good week for you? How do you know? Do you have a definition that helps you determine if it was a good week? Today Andy Warren talks about how we view our jobs.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/03/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Taking a Sabbatical

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is on vacation. Today Andy discusses sabbaticals, and a change in his life.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/02/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Too Tired to Work Smart

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve Jones is on vacation. Today Andy looks at the ways we can cope when we have been working too much.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/02/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Success Trap

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren at Steve Jones is on vacation.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Taking Notes – Paper or Keyboard?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. When you need to take notes, how do you do it? Have you thought about it and experimented? Read on to see what Andy Warren does.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2012/01/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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