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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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 237 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 75 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 106 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 88 reads

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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 288 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 229 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 164 reads

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
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 108 reads

The Influence of the Cloud

This Friday Steve Jones is talking clouds. In the next year, will the cloud influence your job or will it be a fad for you?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 131 reads

The Copy Cat Poll

This poll asks about copies, specifically those of your databases. How many do you keep around? How much extra storage does this cost? Steve Jones thinks that most organizations have quite a few copies, which can use a lot of resources.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/08/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 96 reads

Stack Ranking

This Friday Steve Jones talks performance reviews. The system in place at Microsoft is a tough one, which allows some to thrive, and some not to. Is it one you'd like to have in place?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 180 reads

Starting to Program

This Friday Steve Jones asks what resources might help the new DBA learn to program better. Pick the language of your choice and let us know what resources have worked well for you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/07/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 275 reads
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