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Guest Columnist: Chris Massey

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Devil's Advocate

With the one hand, Chris applauds the outstanding work of the SQL Server community, and tentatively raises the other to ask if we're on the cusp of a chance.  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's holding you back?

If you’re not where you want to be in your career, then what do you think is holding you back?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Wish you were here?

As it gets easier to attend events virtually, it's worth considering what the literal, financial value is of physical attendance.  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/05/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Do we do enough?

Do we, event organizers, tool vendors, concerned SQL citizens, as a community, do enough to reach people who don't know about the training available to them?  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2011/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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(Un)Common Speed Phreakery

Is there such a thing as too much attention to the performance of SQL? It isn’t only a question of time and inclination, but also of the resilience and flexibility of the code.  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2010/08/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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GOSQL vs. NOSQL

If we're getting pulled down a blind alley by acronyms, we may as well make up a more optimistic one.  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2010/07/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Oracle: Overhaul or Overkill?

Vendor-specific hardware might make Oracle less painful to use in the future, so Chris Massey considers whether Microsoft should consider providing a more tailored and complete product with SQL Server. The verdict? "Not necessary".  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2010/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Forgetful Databases

Chris Massey gives a speedy book review, discusses the erosion of data privacy in the so-called Digital Age, and considers the implications for DBAs of a possible solution.  Read more...
By Chris Massey 2010/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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