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The Second Career

From a well-built cockney who knew how to avoid wheel clamps, to an ex-member of an elite anti-riot unit, some of the best DBAs have a surprising diversity of skills and experiences, according to Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/02/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Close Encounters of the CEIP Kind

Microsoft's Customer Experience Improvement Program for SQL Server: once easy to avoid, now hard to ignore, but Rodney Landrum sees an upside.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2017/02/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The vNext Bleeding Edge

Microsoft has a new early access program for SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Development Lab

This week Steve Jones looks at hardware and the ways in which you might assemble a set of computers for building software.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Keeping up to, and down with, Date

It is foolish to insist on reading only up-to-date books on technology. Nothing beats getting the broad perspective.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/01/09 | 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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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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What is Normal?

Phil Factor on the virtues of "over normalizing"   Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Local Database Issues

Steve Jones talks about the issues with using a local database in your application.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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I can ODBC clearly now

ODBC is the closest thing we have to a universal standard for data access across platforms, applications and data sources. So why doesn't DocumentDB support it?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/11/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Analysis Services Lives On

The release of Analysis Services in Azure means the platform has a future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/10/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Who is that masked man anyway?

By William Brewer 2016/10/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bingle is my Senior DBA

When working with SQL Server, many people don't need the search engine to be their junior DBA, they need it to be their senior DBA.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2016/10/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Intelligence from Data

This week Steve Jones looks at the idea of using AI and machine learning with your data to develop amazing new insight.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/10/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Don't tell the boss

Why would I want the boss to be able to see so easily every little bad thing that happens on my servers? Grant Fritchey offers a few reasons...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2016/09/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why We Need Backups First

This week Steve Jones notes that backups aren't the most important thing for your data. Restores are.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Teaching a dog to sing

To survive the inevitable downturns in the IT industry, Phil Factor argues that a IT manager needs to take time to maintain technical skills. It is not enough to understand development; you have to be able to do it.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/09/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Towards a Single Management Stack

Phil Factor argues that with both SQL Server and PowerShell now running on Linux, the latter becomes increasingly important in achieving the goal of a single management stack for databases across all hosting environments.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/09/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Avoiding Stored Procedures

This week Steve Jones argues against stored procedures. Is it a good argument or do want to stick with your stored procedures.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server docks in Linux

The Database Engine on the Data Platform departs for Linux. A late arrival but worthwhile, says Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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