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How Much Can You Learn?

This Friday Steve Jones wonders about the upper limits for what you may learn in a year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Naming Is Hard

Naming objects and variables in software can create contention in a team. While there are good conventions and standards, ultimately a team just needs to agree on something.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/07 | 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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Would You Move For a Job?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is on vacation. Would any job be enough for you to uproot your life?  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/04/04 | 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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The Database Transaction Unit (DTU) Decoded

In an Azure SQL Database, you pay for a certain number of DTUs, but what are these? Steve Jones explains.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SnowCrash for SQL Server

A new idea for managing your future SQL Servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/04/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Examining SQL Server 2016

Today Steve Jones wonders if any of you are looking at the next version of our platform, SQL Server 2016.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is PowerShell Intimidating?

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that asks if the rest of you are intimidated by PowerShell.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Examining SQL Server 2016

Today Steve Jones wonders if any of you are looking at the next version of our platform, SQL Server 2016.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Track Your Consultants

It's possible to perform a man-in-the-middle attack against SQL Server. Steve Jones notes you should be aware these attacks could take place inside of your network.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Dexterity Matters

The individual's dexterity can impact how we use software. Perhaps we need ways to undo mistakes in various systems.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/28 | 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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Protecting sa

Today Steve Jones talks about the issues with the sa account, and how you might protect this on all your instances.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Do Less

One way to make code run faster is to have less of it. Or ensure the code you have does less work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Byte Me: Database Migra(ine)tion

By Bob Lang 2016/03/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: byte me
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The Younger Generation

Should we worry about getting younger people involved in our profession?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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On-Time, or Not

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren that looks at the respect, understanding and compromise we might make with each other.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/03/21 | 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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BYOD

In the future we may be required to bring our own devices to work. Does that make sense? Would you want to get an allowance and purchase your own laptop?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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