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Microsoft and GitHub

The Microsoft acquisition of GitHub doesn't worry Steve.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/06/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An Unlikely Taste for Documentation and Archiving

So, in general, what information (Scripts, configuration information, lists and documents) ought DBAs to retain about the databases and servers they are responsible for?  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/05/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Technology Journey to Disaster

Phil Factor on a journey that started with a decision to introduce a new IT platform, and ended in a disaster that left TSB customers locked out of their accounts, experiencing problems such as zero balances, incorrect currencies, and massively inflated mortgage amounts.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/05/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Taking Shortcuts

We don't mean to introduce security issues, but sometimes we do because we give in to pressure.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Desperation on the Forums

Grant talks about the challenges of helping people in online forums and getting them to learn rather than grab the first solution.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2018/04/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Stumbling over Words

Phil Factor argues that the ability to write simply and expressively is a much under-valued skill in IT, and explains the main traps to avoid.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/04/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A New SQL Server Edition

A new edition of SQL Server came out this week from Microsoft.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/03/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Troublesome Names

Building a name-and-address database sounds a disarmingly simple task, but if your name happens to be D'Arcy Join, then you probably know, from painful experience, that most programmers don't get it right.   Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/03/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Abolish Disjointed Time

The European Parliment is considering getting rid of daylight savings time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/03/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Opportunity or Restriction?

There is opportunity in complying with the new GDPR regulations.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Building Culture

The origins of PASS have shaped its culture for years. Are you doing the same in your organization?  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2018/02/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Database Taming

Sometimes a database can seem to be as willful as a colt. Taming it requires an iron nerve, and unflinching eye contact. Occasionally though, you need to know when to jump the fence and regroup.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/02/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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We Do Need To Upgrade

Security issues in older systems are going to be a problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/02/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How do the Experts Become Experts?

How does one become better at some endeavor?  Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2018/01/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorials
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Data-driven Prototypes

Phil Factor on a tale of how dodgy mock data derailed an otherwise-convincing prototype.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2018/01/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Sizing New Servers

Steve Jones talks hardware, which he mostly doesn't worry about for SQL Servers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/01/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Understanding Your Value

Fill out the 2017 salary survey to help us all understand where our compensation might lie relative to others.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Sharing Data

This week Steve discusses the security aspects of sharing data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Appearance of the Flat File Wizard.

After many barren years, Phil Factor is pleased to see the first signs of Spring in SSMS.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/12/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A well-earned break from the database

Databases, like sheep, get get into some surprising scrapes. However, as long as you've planned for all the common mishaps, your conscience should be clear to take a well-earned holiday.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/11/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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