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John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK

John Sansom (@SQLBrit) is a Technology Lead with the database team at Expedia, Inc. providing consulting services and support for one of the worlds largest SQL Server environments. Awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor Award (MCC) John can be found regularly blogging about Being a DBA and Professional Development over at www.johnsansom.com.

Archives: December 2011

Why Did You Start Blogging?

That’s easy, because Brent Ozar (Blog|Twitter) challenged me to……

Finding time to keep up with awesome blog content can be tough. Let me make it easy for you! Join over 500 SQL Server Professionals who already enjoy my roundup of the very best SQL blog content…

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6 comments, 219 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 15 December 2011

SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 – My Review

Volume 1 was packed full of knowledge and a very welcome edition to my bookshelf! With the bar already set high, how then would SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 fair?

Finding time to keep up with awesome blog content can be tough. Let me make it easy for…

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4 comments, 303 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 9 December 2011

What Makes The Perfect DBA Role?

What is it that makes the perfect role for a Database Administrator?

Well I can’t tell you that because you and I may not be looking for the same things in a role. What I can tell you though is what I look for, what it is that makes my… Read more

3 comments, 266 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 7 December 2011

What Every DBA Should Get For Christmas

What is a brilliant gift at Christmas for a DBA? I mean apart from having the day off…..

For those new to the event, #mememonday is the community creation of Thomas LaRock (Blog|Twitter), the driving force of which is to encourage the SQL community to put…

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 5 December 2011