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How Much Code Can You Review?

Code reviews are a part of many developers' lives, but is there a limit to what you can do effectively?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Securing Your Instances

This week Steve Jones looks at moving the port numbers of your instances for a bit of security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/13 | 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 2017/01/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Provisioning

This week Steve Jones is asking about the timeframe for you to get a new SQL Server instance? Is it substantial? Do you really know? Answer this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The One Metric to Rule Them All

Measuring the performance of systems isn't always just CPU, RAM, and Disk IO. Today Steve Jones looks at business based metrics.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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First Class Jobs

This week Steve Jones examines the idea of making jobs in SQL Server, first class citizens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's Your Backup Speed?

This week Steve Jones has a bit of a competition. Share with him how fast you can back up a 1TB database.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Your Technology Budget

How much do you love technology? Is this reflected in a budget? Let us know this week.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/10/21 | 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 2016/10/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Helps You Learn?

This Friday Steve Jones looks to find out what things help people learn and build skills more readily.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Danger of xp_cmdshell

This week Steve Jones wonders what you think of xp_cmdshell.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2016/09/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Remote DBA

This Friday, Steve Jones asks if you're like to work remotely. With the trend moving this way, mostly for extra hours, maybe you'd like to move that way for most of your work time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/15 | 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 2016/05/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Who's Got a Preteen SQL Server?

This week Steve Jones wonders about the age of your instances and whether you are planning on upgrades or aware of how many out of support instances you might have.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Market

This Friday Steve Jones asks about the market price for your skills. Do you know what it is?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Happy New Year 2016

Let's look forward to the new year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An Impressive SQL Server

This Friday Steve Jones has a poll about which SQL Servers might impress you. Is there a company or installation that you think would really showcase the power and scalability of SQL Server?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Are We Suckers?

This week Steve Jones wonders if we work too much. Do we give more to our employers than they give to us?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Lost Laptop Crisis

Losing a laptop isn't something most of us would want to deal with, usually because of the expense. However, there may be other implications that concern you. Share your worries with us today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/11/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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