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Archives: January 2010

Please Take the Time to Donate for Haiti

This morning, Haiti was shaken yet again by another aftershock of the recent devastating earthquake.  

 

The situation has become so dire that the people are refusing to trust the buildings left around them and sleep outside now instead. Please take a moment to make a donation to help… Read more

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 20 January 2010

Vancouver’s Winter Olympics Less Than 30 Days to Go (!) – But Not Without Issues

There are some Februarys in Vancouver, while growing up, when I can remember wearing shorts and watching plants flowering, therefore with the latest news that the Vancouver Olympic Committee have just closed Cypress Mountain to regular skiers/boarders to preserve snow, it should not come as a surprise. Cypress is sometimes… Read more

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 15 January 2010

House of Commons Justice Committee Related to The European Union's Data Protection-Retention Directives

 

Just this past week on Tuesday afternoon (a link to video of Parliament online, please forward to about half way through), the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner Christopher Graham spoke in the Wilson Room for the House of Commons Justice Committee.  He was flanked by Stephen McCartney,…

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 10 January 2010

Data Stewardship and the Promotion of Data Protection – Are You Vigilant Enough to Stop A Trainwreck?

 

If you are asked to be a Database Cop, and you follow the code of ethics of your organisation, especially a public organisation (i.e. working by the book), erstwhile assuming that you are in a hostile environment, rampant with Workplace Bullyingwhen, or better yet,…

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Posted in The Database Hive for SQL Server DBAs on 8 January 2010