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Brian Kelley is an author, columnist, and Microsoft SQL Server MVP focusing primarily on SQL Server security. He is a contributing author for How to Cheat at Securing SQL Server 2005 (Syngress), Professional SQL Server 2008 Administration (Wrox), and Introduction to SQL Server (Texas Publishing). Brian currently serves as an infrastructure and security architect. He has also served as a senior Microsoft SQL Server DBA, database architect, developer, and incident response team lead.

Archives: January 2014

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Monday, Jan 13:

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 9 January 2014

Being a Better IT Pro – Keep It Short

Keep your emails and communications as short as possible.

Make sure you cover everything you absolutely need to, but nothing more. When an email is too long, people won’t read it. Don’t believe me? Think about your own habits. When you see a wall of text, what do you do?… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 8 January 2014

Being a Better IT Pro – Get to the Point

When writing emails or other communications, state your point or request right at the beginning.

For instance, if you need the server team to reboot the server, tell them in the first sentence that you want them to reboot the server. Most IT folks attempt to reason through things logically… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 7 January 2014