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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 | 176 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 | 270 reads

The High Availability Poll

Most customers and clients wants highly available systems, with 100% uptime if possible. However most don't want to pay for them, and eventually tolerate some outages to keep costs down. This Friday, Steve Jones asks what is your environment like.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 136 reads

Stump the Wizard

Today we have an editorial from Aug 3, 2007. It is being republished as Steve is on vacation. Today Steve asks the question about which fun games you might like outside of work.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 79 reads

Technology Guilt

Technology has made many advances in the world, but it has also eliminated many jobs. This Friday's poll asks how you feel about that as a technology worker.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Break from Data

This Friday, before the Memorial Day holiday in the US, Steve Jones wants to know how you would spend your break from work.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Password Handling

A system administrator can set a good example with the passwords they give to users or a bad example. Which one do you set?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Time for Your Career

This week Steve Jones wants to know if you can find time for your professional development. Regularly improving your skills is an important part of your career in technology, and the poll this weeks asks what time you can make for improvement.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Best Way to Learn

This Friday Steve Jones is looking to see how you might like to improve your educational materials. With the success of our Stairway Series, we are looking to find better ways to teach people about SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/05/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Lifetime of Software

Today Steve Jones wants you to look forward in your career. Do you enjoy working with software and technology? Do you plan on doing this for the rest of your career?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 172 reads

Small Management

This editorial was originally published on June 21, 2007. It is being republished as Steve is traveling. Today we take a poll on administration and management from devices smaller than a laptop.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 81 reads

Key Storage

Today Steve Jones asks about how you secure the keys that secure your other data. Is there a good way that you've found to handle this?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The On-call Demands

This Friday Steve Jones asks about your on-call responsibilities and the load you face from after hours calls. If you're a DBA that doesn't work strictly 9-5 every week, let us know.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/04/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Maintenance Poll

This Friday Steve Jones asks about maintenance. Do you have regular windows? Flex time? Or is maintenance just added on whenever it is needed and added onto your work week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/03/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 119 reads

Waiting for SP1

This Friday Steve Jones wants to ask a poll about SQL Server 2012. Do you think it's ready for your production servers?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/03/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 158 reads

Old, but stable

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know about the older versions you are running in your production environments. Are you still using SQL Server 2000?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/03/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Break from Databases

A Friday poll that's a break from work, and should be a bit of fun. Today Steve Jones asks about movies, and what's been interesting from the last year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 144 reads

Programmers v Salespeople

This Friday Steve Jones asks whether you think the salespeople or the technical people are more important to the success of a company. And if they should be better compensated.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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