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Jason Carter

Jason Carter has spent most of his career as a .NET developer, with time spent as a development manager, accidental DBA, and most recently a full-time DBA. Having worked with large databases as a developer, he found great interest in tuning, tweaking, and making databases run faster. With the support of his wife, he gave up his managerial duties, jumped the development ship and dove head first into his new career as a Database Administrator.

Archives: January 2014

Blogtrottr – RSS to Email

Anyone who is a fan of RSS Feeds will likely know that the discontinuing of service by Google Reader caused many of its users to go looking for another option.  One of the winners for the pure RSS reader was Feedly.com, a slick, intuitive reader with native apps on… Read more

1 comments, 98 reads

Posted in Jason Carter on 24 January 2014

Its the little things – Service Master Keys

In advance of the yearly licensing reconciliation with Microsoft at work, I have led the charge to ensure all of our Development and QA servers are running the proper editions, namely Developer edition. In doing so I have done a lot of downgrades for SQL Server. Part of this process… Read more

1 comments, 68 reads

Posted in Jason Carter on 23 January 2014

T-SQL Tuesday #050 – Automation

In my developer life, my motto was ‘Automate all the things’  and since transitioning to a DBA role, my motto hasn’t changed a bit.   Since taking my first official DBA position earlier this year I found that other intelligent folks love automation as well.  It seems that automation in IT… Read more

0 comments, 64 reads

Posted in Jason Carter on 14 January 2014