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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 235 reads

Encryption in Production

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know if you are using encryption in your production system and if so, how is it working? Can you handle DR situations?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Change Management

This Friday Steve Jones asks about change control for the Friday poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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WWBOD

This Friday's poll asks you to tell us what you'd do if you won the lottery. Is there something that you'd rather be doing than your current job? Dream a little and let us know.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 159 reads

Read-only Data

Today's poll looks at read only data and how you handle the backup and recovery of this data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/01/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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