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Personal Development

Steve Jones thinks that a personal development plan is important and talks today a little about how you should build one.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Minimal Meetings

Too many meetings happen in software teams. Steve Jones says that when scheduling meeting, you should be aware of the cost, and only include those people that need to be there.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Consolidating Again and Again and Again

This editorial was originally published on November 12, 2009. It is being re-run as Steve is on holiday. Virtualization is touted as a great way to save money, but it's a one time event. Once you've consolidated a server, you can't do it again. However consolidation isn't necessarily the same and Steve Jones tells us why.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Often Does Production Drift?

Database drift is the difference between two database schemas. Today Steve Jones discusses the concept and wonders how often it happens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Counts for a DBA: Empathy

Louis Davidson on how he learned to empathize with his managers.  Read more...
By Louis Davidson (@drsql) 2014/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Real World T-SQL Tricks

This week Steve Jones wonders if you're taking advantage of the changes in the T-SQL language.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Achievement Unlocked: Balance 0

Steve Jones completed a task this year that he's rarely completed in the past.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The SQL Server Container

There's an interesting idea that exists for lightweight, application separation on a host that's different from virtualization. It's Docker, and Steve Jones talks about it today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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MY Data

As we gather more and more data about individuals, not only does security become an issue, but also the morality of using the data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Continuous Learning

It pays to continuously learn more about your job. SQL Server is so large, it really is a lifelong effort to drive yourself forward to master more and more.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Prepping for Winter

As winter approaches, many of us get ready in our personal lives, but Steve Jones notes that we might want to make sure we have regular preparation taking place on our systems for difficult times.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bucket List Data

This Friday Steve Jones is looking to see what data you're tracking about your life.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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It's Not Just Poor Coding

It's not just poor coding that threatens security, as a new survey shows.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Double Up During Trips

When you develop software, it pays to write efficient code. However it doesn't seem that many companies truly believe this as they aren't always investing in their staff.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Connection Issues

The lack of a network caused a number of problems recently for Steve Jones.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An Unlikely Taste for Documentation and Archiving

So, in general, what information (Scripts, configuration information, lists and documents) ought DBAs to retain about the databases and servers they are responsible for?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2014/11/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Pay It Forward

Steve Jones looks at the dilemma of training developers and having them leave, or maybe, just having them stay untrained.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The 2014 PASS Summit - Thursday

Steve Jones looks at some of the events from Day 2.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The 2014 PASS Summit Report - Day 1

A few highlights from the first full day of the Summit.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Summit 2014

The PASS Summit is this week in Seattle, and Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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