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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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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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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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Towards a Single Management Stack

Phil Factor argues that with both SQL Server and PowerShell now running on Linux, the latter becomes increasingly important in achieving the goal of a single management stack for databases across all hosting environments.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/09/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Avoiding Stored Procedures

This week Steve Jones argues against stored procedures. Is it a good argument or do want to stick with your stored procedures.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server docks in Linux

The Database Engine on the Data Platform departs for Linux. A late arrival but worthwhile, says Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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PoSh Everywhere

With the open sourcing of the PowerShell platform, Steve Jones is excited.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Point-in-time data

Phil Factor explains why data detached from its temporal context often loses all meaning.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Shaming

This week Steve Jones looks at a new idea, rating the security of products publicly to try and shame vendors into more secure coding.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Adding Old Features?

Is Row Level Security a new feature? Or should MS work on improving old ones?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Growing Artificial Intelligence

This week Steve Jones discusses artificial intelligence and one of the building blocks that will be needed: data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Triple Check Your Restores

After the crash of an US Air Force database was reported, Steve Jones has some advice.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Paying for Data

Another organization has paid a ransom to get their data decrypted.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Meeting Cheating

A distaste for meetings.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/06/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Boundless Opportunities

There has never been more reasons or better opportunities to learn new skills. Gail Shaw shares her favorite online video training resources sites, what's on her current learning list and why.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2016/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server RTM - June 1

The next version of SQL Server 2016 will be released on June 1, 2016, which means you can start planning those upgrades.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/05/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Information Schema and Cross-RDBMS Working

A look at the ODBC standard and how valuable it has been, unlike the Information Schema implementations.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A nice whistle and flute

Phil Factor recounts the most important lesson of his early IT career: try not to burst into giggles when you get to look at the client's IT system.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/04/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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