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Giving Thanks

Phil Factor is gratified to see just how much many developers and DBAs give back to their technical communities as well as society in general.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/11/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Mind your Database Ps and Qs

Louis Davidson explains why a little database courtesy goes a long way.  Read more...
By Louis Davidson (@drsql) 2015/11/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A big thank you

Grant Fritchey shows his softer side, extending his appreciation to all DBAs who work tirelessly to keep our software running in the face of adversity.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2015/11/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Hot Jobs

This week Steve looks at the hot jobs that are going to have pay increases in the coming year.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Reality of Data Governance

Uncovering how the data 'works' in a business is harder than you might think. You can't get this knowledge second-hand from the IT department. You have to speak to the business at large. However, many people are fearful of the 'bod from IT' and the change that their IT initiatives will bring.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Can You Do?

Security alerts and concerns are serious, but that doesn't mean that everyone will treat them that way.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Case for Database CI

This week Phil Factor looks at database continuous integration.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/09/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Whatever happened to Database Table Refactoring?

Phil Factor ponders why most people lost their initial enthusiasm for refactoring databases iteratively, in parallel with the evolutionary design of the rest of the system.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/09/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Overheard in Scandinavia

Rodney Landrum on the benefits and pitfalls of polite eavesdropping.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2015/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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NoSQL inside SQL Server

This week Steve Jones looks at the idea of combining some NoSQL concepts inside of SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/09/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Performance Elevenses

Phil Factor's first eleven principles for diagnosing slow SQL.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/08/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Gauges and Alarms

Are you a reactive DBA or a proactive one? Steve Jones asks you this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/08/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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But we've always done it that way…

Inspired by his visit to the battlefield of Waterloo, Grant Fritchey explains the dangers of doing things the way you've always done them and the need to challenge constantly your beliefs and understanding of how the technology you manage works.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2015/08/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No Downtime Deployments

Can you deploy your database changes without any downtime? Steve Jones has a few notes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Are DacPacs ready for prime-time?

DacPacs have been around for a while but DBAs have not, in the past, taken them particularly seriously. Is it time to get involved and influence the way the technology develops?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Modeling for Graph Databases

This week Steve Jones looks at modeling data in a graph database.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is the role of the DBA really changing radically?

The term 'DBA' has been the despair of the IT industry, particularly IT recruitment, because there has been so little consensus as to what, precisely, it means. Phil Factor tries to clarify.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/07/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Not a cloud to be seen

Phil factor find much to admire in the StackOverflow architecture. It is built on SQL Server, doesn't use microservices or the cloud. It all seems a bit retro, but it manages manage 440 million queries a day, peaking at 8500 queries per second, and never even breaks into a sweat.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Stress of a Former DBA

Rodney Landrum impresses on his audience the importance of attention to the finer details, during data analysis and reporting.  Read more...
By rodneylandrum 2015/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Challenges of Space

CSS Engineers at Microsoft are reporting more space issues with database systems. Steve Jones has a few comments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/06/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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