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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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Time Off

Finding a balance between work and life away from work is hard, but one good way is with periodic vacations. Today Steve Jones notes that some people don't take their vacation, which he sees as a problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Avoiding Stored Procedures

This week Steve Jones argues against stored procedures. Is it a good argument or do want to stick with your stored procedures.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Separate Accounts

Security is a complex process, one that is becoming more and more important to DBAs all the time. This week Steve Jones wants to know how security is handled for your service accounts.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Server docks in Linux

The Database Engine on the Data Platform departs for Linux. A late arrival but worthwhile, says Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Up, Up, and Away

Steve Jones is about to leave on a long(-ish) trip away from home.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Better Coding

The Australian Census was a mess, and supposedly some university students build a better version. Steve Jones comments on better coding practices.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Future for Database Administrators

Today Steve Jones talks about the job changes and prospects for those that manage IT systems.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Leaks from Websites

No matter what we do to secure our databases, we need to be sure our applications are well written, both with secure coding, but also good information handling.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is Rollback Feasible for Database Changes?

Many of us would like to be sure we could rollback changes made during a deployment if they caused issues. Steve Jones notes that it might not be worth actually building those scripts in advance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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PoSh Everywhere

With the open sourcing of the PowerShell platform, Steve Jones is excited.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What's Your Smoke Test?

A smoke test can be a good way to ensure complex systems are working as expected after maintenance or changes.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Designing for the Public

The way that governments build software and work with data must change if we want to be more efficient.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Slower Job

As we get further in our career, I wonder how many of us would like a slower job.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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To Infinity and Beyond

A look at the potential of the space program.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Point-in-time data

Phil Factor explains why data detached from its temporal context often loses all meaning.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/08/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Visit to Microsoft and SQL Server 2016

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren as Steve is on vacation. Andy talks about a trip to Microsoft for the SQL Server 2016 launch.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/08/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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An object lesson about what is really important

A story I heard a long time ago reminds us to choose what is really important.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/08/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Keyboard Hardlines

The potential vulnerabilities of wireless devices might be a security issue for databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Overload

When do you have too much data? What do you do if you aren't actually using all of it?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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