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The One Metric to Rule Them All

Measuring the performance of systems isn't always just CPU, RAM, and Disk IO. Today Steve Jones looks at business based metrics.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Testing Coders

It seems that everyone has a different idea on how to interview people. Today Steve Jones looks at the technique of having someone improve some code in real time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What do you do when you inherit a mess at work?

I have seen three common responses to database messes. My favorite is nuclear.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/12/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Work/Training Balance - The hidden balancing act

Should we be considering our Work/Training Balance as part of our careers?  Read more...
By Gary Varga 2016/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Right Stimulus

Phil Factor ponders the I/O implications of different drinks with coding.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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First Class Jobs

This week Steve Jones examines the idea of making jobs in SQL Server, first class citizens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Learn to Earn

Learning more about your craft can translate into more earnings, but it won't be easy.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Pressure to Compromise Ethics

There are always people that ask workers to deceive, defraud, or mislead customers. This is true for software developers as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Finally, Create or Alter

Today Steve Jones looks at the CREATE OR ALTER syntax, added in SQL Server 2016 SP1.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hire the Right People

Today Steve Jones discusses the need to hire the people to do the tasks we need done, not the position we filled.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/28 | 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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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving wishes from SQLServerCentral.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Monitor All the Changes

Today Steve Jones looks at the potential downfalls of monitoring every change without lots of filtering.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Wow. Just Wow

Today Steve Jones looks at the loss of a database backup on a public website.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/21 | 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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Share the Interesting Work

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that looks at how we might divvy up our workload in a company.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/11/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Joke Come True

SQL Server is finally coming to Linux, a joke from Steve for years.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Held Hostage by the Database

Does your database development process prevent changes in your software? You shouldn't be held hostage by your database.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A New Recovery Tool for Your Toolbelt

Learning a new skill is always helpful, especially for backup and restore. Steve Jones talks about an idea from the SQLCAT team.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/15 | 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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