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John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK

John Sansom (Blog | Twitter) is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) of SQL Server and publisher of the free SQL community ebook DBA JumpStart, an inspiring collection of advice for Data Professionals, written by 20 SQL Server experts. Awarded the Microsoft Community Contributor(MCC) award, John is a prolific blogger and can be found regularly writing about SQL Server and Professional Development over at www.johnsansom.com.

Archives: February 2012

Script SQL Server Agent Jobs Using PowerShell

It’s that time of the month again, no not that one, it’s T-SQL Tuesday time and this weeks topic is hosted by Wayne Sheffield (blog|twitter).

If you don’t know what T-SQL Tuesday is, you’re either new to the SQL community or have had your head buried… Read more

15 comments, 1,601 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 29 February 2012

How To Write an Interview Winning CV

Writing a CV that rocks is not an art. It just requires some planning and an understanding of what you want your CV to achieve for you.

Of course therein also lies the problem because of lot folks are not exactly sure what they want their CV to do for… Read more

15 comments, 2,731 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 21 February 2012

Your Road to Becoming a DBA: Getting Organised

Knowing precisely how to start on your next adventure is tricky. With so many options and decisions in front of you, identifying what is the best way to move forward for you is vital.

This post is part three of the series Your Road to Becoming a DBA, where…

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6 comments, 1,875 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 13 February 2012

Why Every DBA is a Clown

It’s late, really late and you’ve got a mountain of work to get through to meet the deadline. To add to it, you also have numerous other urgent items and they’re all high priority of course. You feel panicked because you cannot possibly get it all done, you know that… Read more

4 comments, 501 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 6 February 2012

Your Road to Becoming a DBA: Acquiring Experience is Key

Knowing precisely how to start on your next adventure is tricky. With so many options and decisions in front of you, identifying what is the best way to move forward for you is vital.

This post is part two of the series Your Road to Becoming a DBA, where…

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15 comments, 557 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 1 February 2012