Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Red Gate Software Ltd.
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 

Content with tags Career, Miscellaneous Rss

   Items 1 to 20 of 84    Older >>
 

The Hazards of IT

Are you taking care of yourself as an IT professional? We try to cover all aspects of your SQL Server career here, not just the technical stuff. Longtime SQL Server guru Michael Coles brings us some health tips in an interview with Dr. Jerry Sanders   Read more...
By Michael Coles 2007/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,532 reads

From DBA to DBAA

Most of us DBAs have worked on our career to get where we are. A DBA is usually a second or third step in IT and we we've looked to advance our understanding of technology. Jeffrey Yao now brings us a new level of database work to which we may aspire.   Read more...
By Jeffrey Yao 2007/07/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 14,448 reads

Free Tools for the SQL Server DBA

Everyone has a set of handy utilities and tools that they use with their SQL Server, but sometimes convincing an employer to purchase tools is hard. Longtime DBA David Bird brings us a list of the tools he likes to use and are FREE.   Read more...
By David Bird 2007/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 64,551 reads

2007 Tech Salary Survey Results

Dice.com recently completed a salary survey for 2007. If you didn't participate, Steve Jones summarizes the results for DBAs.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2007/04/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 10,137 reads

My Projects Have Never Failed

As a SQL Server DBA or developer, how do you measure the success of your projects? What about your users? Here is an interesting look by Janet Wong at a few of her projects and how their success was perceived. See if any of your experiences are similar.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,345 reads

What's a Good Manager

What makes a good manager? In response to a recent thread, Janet Wong takes us through some of the good and bad managers she's had during her career and talks about the problems today with technical managers.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 12,863 reads

Ten Ways To Lose Your DBA Job

We often see ways to improve your career, but there's a flip side as well. In the spirit of our "worst practices" series, Steve Jones takes a look at ten skills that could cost you your job if you can't perform them.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2007/04/13 (first published: 2006/11/30) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 67,058 reads

Developers and DBAs

The battle between developers and DBAs can be a rough one at times. However DBAs are often outnumbered by developers and need to be sure they fit in. DBA Janet Wong brings us one of her experiences about how you can better go with the flow.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,891 reads

Survive A SQL Server DBA Technical Interview

Another little bit of career advice, this time from longtime author Jeffrey Yao who gives you some pointeres on what you should know for your next job interview.   Read more...
By Jeffrey Yao 2007/10/12 (first published: 2006/07/10) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 35,581 reads

Beginning Professional Development

Continuing with his series on professional development, Andy Warren takes a look at funding some of your career growth and why it pays to invest in yourself.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2006/09/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,597 reads

A Cynic's Top Ten Tips for IT Contractors

As autumn approaches, Patrick Index produces his ten hot chestnuts for IT Contractors like himself, with a jaundiced 'contractor's-eye view'.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/09/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: miscellaneous
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 5,073 reads

Do Alpacas Dream of farming DBAs?

When IT starts to stand for 'Implement This', even the keenest DBA begins to dream of farming Alpacas as a career-change...and we ask our readers how they would have solved the DBA's dilemma.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/09/07 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: miscellaneous
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,032 reads

Professional Development Plans

Ensuring that our careers grow is something that each of us must take charge of and Andy Warren brings us one of the ways in which you can do this: create a plan. Andy talks about how you can structure a plan at different stages of your career.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2007/08/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,120 reads

From DBA to DBAA

Most of us DBAs have worked on our career to get where we are. A DBA is usually a second or third step in IT and we we've looked to advance our understanding of technology. Jeffrey Yao now brings us a new level of database work to which we may aspire.   Read more...
By Jeffrey Yao 2007/07/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 14,448 reads

The Hazards of IT

Are you taking care of yourself as an IT professional? We try to cover all aspects of your SQL Server career here, not just the technical stuff. Longtime SQL Server guru Michael Coles brings us some health tips in an interview with Dr. Jerry Sanders   Read more...
By Michael Coles 2007/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,532 reads

Free Tools for the SQL Server DBA

Everyone has a set of handy utilities and tools that they use with their SQL Server, but sometimes convincing an employer to purchase tools is hard. Longtime DBA David Bird brings us a list of the tools he likes to use and are FREE.   Read more...
By David Bird 2007/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 64,551 reads

Career Book Reviews

Working in the corporate world can be a challenge and most of us muddle through our careers without really having any formal training. Andy Warren has spent time proactively working on his career and learned a great many tips and tricks for succeeeding as an employee and a manager. He brings us a few book reviews that might help you cope with the strange corporate world in which so many of us work.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2007/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,540 reads

Fired With Enthusiasm

Phil Factor's describes his first encounter with the "light arms" (low calibre, small bore, needed to be fired).  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2007/05/11 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: miscellaneous
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 3,088 reads

Microsoft BI Conference 2007

Steve Jones is in Seattle for the first Microsoft BI Conference and offers some thoughts on the event.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2007/05/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,671 reads

My Projects Have Never Failed

As a SQL Server DBA or developer, how do you measure the success of your projects? What about your users? Here is an interesting look by Janet Wong at a few of her projects and how their success was perceived. See if any of your experiences are similar.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,345 reads
   Items 1 to 20 of 84    Older >>
 
Tags
certifications (4)    
other (4)    
programming (4)    
state of the business (4)    
strategies (4)    
sql server 7 (3)    
book reviews (2)    
database design (2)    
rants (2)    
reviews (2)    
sqlservercentral (2)    
.net (1)    
administration (1)    
news (1)    
visual basic 6 (1)