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Visualizations

A picture can express a thousand words. That's a phrase that many of us understand well, and one we embrace when we try to present large amounts of data in reports and dashboards. This week Steve Jones asks you what visualizations you use.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/05/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Upgrading to 2012

Are many people upgrading to SQL Server 2012? Is it worth the cost for your company for any existing instances? Steve Jones asks the question this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/04/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The DBA Office

The environment in which we work can have an affect on the way in which we work. Steve Jones asks today if you have a preference for your environment.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/04/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Toggle Switches

SQL Server has grown and expanded to provide administrators and developers with a great deal of information on how it processes queries. However Steve Jones asks if you want more information and options for tuning.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Inconsistency

This Friday Steve Jones notes that changing and altering your opinions is good and invites you to share things you might have learned that changed your mind in the past.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why SQL Server?

This Friday Steve Jones asks you how you got started working with SQL Server in your career? Let us know how you got started and why you stuck with it.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Early Software

This week Steve Jones reminisces about the first software he used. He asks you what inspired you to start working with computers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Geeky Oscars

This Friday Steve Jones takes a break from serious technical discussions. With the Oscar nominees announced there were lots of films left out of the awards. Are there some of these you'd recommend?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Growth of Storage

This week Steve Jones asks you to predict the future of hardware. When will we have laptops that rival the specs of today's large SQL Server servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Auditing Poll

Is auditing in use in your applications? Steve Jones wants to know as he thinks it will be more important in the future for most software.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DR Prep

This week Steve Jones asks how you might handle DR preparation or process differently in the new year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Staging Deployments

This week Steve Jones is asking if you stage your database changes ahead of application changes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/11/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Cost of Storage

As DBAs we constantly need more storage, but do we know what the impact or cost of this storage is to our employers? Answer this week's poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/11/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Do You Want from SQL in the City?

After the SQL in the City tour wrapped up this week in Seattle, Steve Jones looks back and asks a question. What type of training would be best for you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/11/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DBA Support

This Friday Steve Jones talks about your support load. Let us know how many databases you support and what the load is like.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Unprofessional Employers

This Friday Steve Jones talks about training and employers, and who has the responsibility for your knowledge? Let us know if you think your employer shares the burden with you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Innovation

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know if innovation matters in your company. And if you really enjoy working with computers and solving problems.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Teammates

This Friday Steve Jones wants you to have some fun and compare yourself to an athlete or media figure, or even a fictional character.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Quick Count

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know if your career is also helping your wardrobe. (This editorial was originally published on Aug 23, 2007. It is being re-run as Steve is on vacation.)  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Fix v. Create

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know how you spend your time. Do you get to do a lot of new development or do you end up fixing, tuning, and improving old code. Let us know.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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