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What is the Future of Monitoring?

Monitoring your systems is critical to ensuring security and stability. Steve Jones shares a few thoughts on where monitoring might go with more computer assistance in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DevOps at Microsoft

Microsoft has dramatically changed the way they develop software, in a very public way, as Steve Jones notes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Black Boxes

The world of machine learning and artificial intelligence are growing. Steve Jones notes this means we need to decide if we can trust the black boxes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/26 | 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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What Helps You Learn?

This Friday Steve Jones looks to find out what things help people learn and build skills more readily.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Capture the Flag

A competition among software bots may foretell a vision of the future for software developers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Are You a Tech Company?

Is your company a tech company? Steve Jones looks at the world from the perspective of software development and how that impacts business.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The 10X Programmer

Today Steve Jones discusses the mythical 10x programmer from the context of databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/19 | 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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The Danger of xp_cmdshell

This week Steve Jones wonders what you think of xp_cmdshell.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Science Education

Data Science is a hot area and one to which quite a few people would like to move. Steve Jones has some thoughts on trying to get certified in this area.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Down Tools Week 2016

Last week Steve Jones participated in the Down Tools Week at Redgate Software.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Encryption Keys Matter

Protecting the keys used for encrypion can really matter for companies, and in today's complex world, that can be difficult. Monitoring becomes important to helping here.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Ignoring Database Version Control

Steve Jones thinks version control is important, even for databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/12 | 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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Impressive Accomplishments

What things impress you most about potential candidates. This week Steve Jones asks the question to try and understand what types of activities data professionals might consider.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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You know what we really need? Better interpersonal communication

Today we have a guest editorial as Steve is traveling. Ben Kubicek notes that sometimes it is hard for technical people to communicate well.   Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/09/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Practicing Deployments

Amateurs practice until they can get something right. Professionals practice until they don't get things wrong. How should we handle our deployments?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Does Log Data Belong in a Table or a File?

Today we have a guest editorial that asks how one might want to manage all those logging metrics produced by applications.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/09/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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NCAs and NDAs

When accepting an offer of employment, what do you do about NCAs and NDAs that you might be asked to sign? Steve Jones offers some advice. (This editorial was originally published on Mar 12, 2008. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday.)  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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