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Top Talent Leaves

Why do employees leave their companies? There are a variety of reasons, but when your most talented people leave, that's a concern. Steve Jones comments on what we might do about this.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Software Patents

Patents are one way that governments can spur innovation. However many people think software patents should be eliminated. Steve Jones doesn't think so, but would like reform.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Good Co-workers

It is important to have people that do good work and are good to work with.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/10/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Cloud is Better In At Least One Way

Azure SQL Database has a lot of integrity checks. Probably more than your local instance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Timing is Everything

Phil Factor on the wise habit of timing your database routines, to avoid relying on received wisdom about performance.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Double Dose of Trouble

On this Friday the 13th, in October, Steve Jones shares a disaster story.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Blame Game

Equifax is blaming a single IT person for their data breach. Steve Jones worries this is a sign of things to come.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Time is Precious

Time might be the most precious commodity that Steve Jones has in managing life.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Citizen Scientists

More and more people are becoming citizen scientists, even in companies. Steve Jones thinks this is helpful, but we still need professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Don't Use Code Coverage

Code Coverage is a metric that Steve Jones sees often misused.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Achilles Heel

In a long career in IT, Phil Factor cannot recall a 'major incident', where the failure or breach was due to a single 'Achilles Heel', or even a single team of people. They are always due to a whole plethora of slack and ignorant practices.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/10/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Don't You Unit Test Code?

This Friday Steve Jones wants to know what you think of testing code and why you don't do it.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Teaching Quickly

Steve Jones talks about learning, teaching, and the need to not waste anyone's time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Rewrite Your Code Tomorrow

Steve Jones notes that we often solve problems better the second time around.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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No More Service Packs

There won't be any more service packs for SQL Server after version 2016.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Get-DbaPowerShell

Steve Jones talks PowerShell and how it is a skill that you might find useful.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/10/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Worms-eye View

Even the most elaborate team-based development methodology won't compensate for the blinkered attitudes and tribal cultures that come from over-specialization in IT.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2017/10/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A New New World

What do you see in the future? Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/09/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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We Have a Date

SQL Server 2017 has a general availability date.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/09/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Delightful Database Diversion

A SQL Server Crossword puzzle.  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2017/09/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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