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The Best Database Administrators Automate Everything

Do you understand the value of your time? I mean really understand it. Time is your absolute number one most valuable asset. Once it's gone, that's it, gone forever.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/22 (first published: 2012/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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The Broad View

An ingenuous use of existing data leads to the thought - when are we so deep in our work that we can't see how to improve?  Read more...
By Dave Convery 2014/08/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: open data
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The Next Generation

Steve Jones wonders about the next generations of IT workers. Can we encourage more people to enter this field? With the supposed shortages of talent today and the poor reputation of IT positions, can we change the trend of fewer people entering IT?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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From Hairdresser to DBA – How to start a career in IT

In writing about his career change from hairdresser to DBA, Greg Lucas shares his experiences and offers advice for those looking to move into IT.  Read more...
By Greg M Lucas 2014/08/15 (first published: 2012/09/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: professional development
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Infect Your Colleagues with the Learning Bug

Many of you are interested in learning more about SQL Server and improving your career. However can you extend that to your colleagues? Can you convince them to become better IT professionals? Andy Warren has some thoughts.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/07/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Paying It Forward

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Galbraith that looks at the ways in which he has helped others in his career.  Read more...
By Andy Galbraith 2014/07/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Never Stop Learning

A successful career in DevOps requires continuous education.  Read more...
By Andy Leonard 2014/06/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Support The Boss

Providing support for your manager or boss in getting his or her job is a good thing. Steve Jones comments on what benefits you might get and why this could enhance your career.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Go to a User Group

Are you in a rut? Feeling a bit bored at work writing the same ole code? Or perhaps you need a job and only wish you could be bored "at work"!  Read more...
By Rachelen Hut 2014/06/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: user groups
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Balancing Learning

How do you determine when you use a new technique or stick with a tried and true method? Steve Jones notes that we try to teach you new things at SQLServerCentral, but do you use them?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Managers

Steve Jones thinks that the attitudes of managers need to change if we want to be more productive in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Advice for Newcomers

If you could look back on your career, is there some advice you wish you had? Is there something you'd tell people considering your job as a career? Let us know this Friday.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Getting Started in SQL Server

Preparing for your first (or next) interview or job in SQL Server. A good introduction from Craig Farrell.  Read more...
By Craig Farrell 2014/04/04 (first published: 2010/12/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: career
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X in Technology

Steve Jones talks about the women in technology, and other efforts to help minorities.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Getting Fired

When should a DBA get fired? Steve Jones thinks it should be rare and gives you two cases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bad Days

This Friday Steve Jones wants you to look back and cringe a bit. Share with the rest of the community what a bad day was for you and see if it was really as bad as you think.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Developers, developers, developers

A survey of developers on Stack Overflow has some interesting results that Steve Jones notes. Some of them might just impact our careers as data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Remote Balance

Telecommuting and remote work are growing in many fields, but especially technology. However the practice needs to be balanced with the notion that you still have a life outside of work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Should You Network?

Networking is one of those things that so many people say is good for your career? But why? Steve Jones has a few examples today from his own experience.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/17 | 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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