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Triple Check Your Restores

After the crash of an US Air Force database was reported, Steve Jones has some advice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Paying for Data

Another organization has paid a ransom to get their data decrypted.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Meeting Cheating

A distaste for meetings.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/06/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Mentors and Professional Groups

By Phil Factor 2016/05/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Boundless Opportunities

There has never been more reasons or better opportunities to learn new skills. Gail Shaw shares her favorite online video training resources sites, what's on her current learning list and why.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2016/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server RTM - June 1

The next version of SQL Server 2016 will be released on June 1, 2016, which means you can start planning those upgrades.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/05/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Information Schema and Cross-RDBMS Working

A look at the ODBC standard and how valuable it has been, unlike the Information Schema implementations.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A nice whistle and flute

Phil Factor recounts the most important lesson of his early IT career: try not to burst into giggles when you get to look at the client's IT system.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/04/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hunting in Packs

Waterfall is the practice most destructive to developer productivity? Nonsense, according to Phil Factor. Lack of basic team coordination skills comes much higher in the list.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No Overtime

A new bill adds additional overtime exemptions for database professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Code smells versus transgressions

The oddest SQL practices can be done deliberately for good reason, but are there any that are always wrong, that are so bad that that their use should be prohibited as a matter of policy?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/04/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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On formatting SQL code

How much SQL code formatting is too much?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/03/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The New Men of IT

According to the New Men of IT, the industry changes so frequently that experience and qualifications quickly become obsolete and irrelevant. The argument won't wash with Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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This Time

Finally, Grant is right about how the world of technology is changing.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2016/03/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Testing times with SMO

SMO gives every appearance of being a great example of over-reliance on automated testing at the expense of manual exploratory testing.   Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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IDEs sweet but beguiling

IDEs are wonderful, but tend to lull you out of the good habits of thinking up front about how the code you write will be monitored and tested. So argues Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/02/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Power BI Week

This week Steve Jones looks at the Power BI platform.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL, and Ye Shall Find

Phil Factor reflects on how hard it really is to develop a really effective database that meets the SQL Standards, and how as a result we are only beginning to realize fully the vision of relational orthogonality in databases.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/02/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bogging Down in the Minutia of Minutes

Rodney Landrum gets lost in the fourth dimension, while coding the infinite possible combinations of SQL Server dates and times.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2016/02/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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