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Burnout

Doing the same thing for too long, and not enjoying it, isn't good for anyone. You might be burned out, or as Steve Jones notes, you might need to change our perspective.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/02/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Programming Rules and 'Best Practices' Can't Replace Professional Judgement

In which Phil Factor casts doubts on 'programming policies'. For certain, any IT team development requires plenty of methods of working that maximise productivity, but coding standards and ‘best practices’ have to be treated with caution. Programming rules can’t replace professional judgement  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/02/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Inception

Inspired by the movie with the same name, Steve Jones has a Friday poll about inspiration and ideas.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/02/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Interrupt Me, I'm Stagnating

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren with a few hints on how you can continue to be proactive as a DBA.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/02/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Byte Me: Reality TV

That's entertainment.  Read more...
By Bob Lang 2015/02/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: byte me
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Quintessential Or Elegant

This editorial addresses the need to write the most effective and efficient code for our solutions  Read more...
By Eric Notheisen 2015/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: coding standards
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The Number that shouldn't be a number

Gail Shaw is often left bewildered by the weird and wonderful data types people choose for their tables, when storing something as simple as a telephone number or a date.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2015/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Too Large a Workload?

Are you too busy at work? Steve Jones asks the question this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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You Better Learn to Work at Scale

We are managing more and more systems and databases all the time. To Steve Jones, that means we must be able to work at scale.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/29 | Category: editorial
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Normal Data

More and more people are starting to perform data analysis, including DBAs, but they should be aware of what normal means for data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Time for Learning

How do you find time for learning? More importantly, Steve Jones asks if you find time for actual use of your knowledge.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Deploy the Database First

Steve Jones thinks it's important that we be able to deploy almost any changes to our databases without breaking applications.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Which Problem Are You Solving?

This week Steve Jones talks a bit about problem solving and how you should approach the issue.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Custom SSMS

This week Steve Jones looks at those customizations that make your job easier.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Getting IT Out of the Data Center

Technology shouldn't just be a cost sink in an organization, at least that's what Steve Jones thinks.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

There's one word that can make a difference in how much you like your job. Steve Jones has a few thoughts today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Cost of Switching

With so many companies looking at other platforms, when should an organization consider changing their database? Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Taking Care of Things Today

Steve Jones talks about procrastination today and how you might not want to do that with your SQL Servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Where Microsoft went wrong with SQL CLR

We database developers would, of course, like easy access to all the .NET delights, such as the excellent Regex library, but we don't want a Do-It-Yourself kit to achieve this. So argues Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/01/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Debugging SQL Server

This week we have a more technical poll as Steve Jones wonders how you best debug your T-SQL code.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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