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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: September 2012

Clients Love The Way I Jiggle

It’s one of the most enjoyable things about being a consultant.

I’m not talking about my suspect dance moves here. I’m actually talking about a very powerful problem solving technique.

Customers don’t hire consultants to work on easy problems. They’ve got those covered already. My customers are some of the… Read more

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 18 September 2012

Something for the Weekend – SQL Server Links 14/09/12

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I don’t typically syndicate ( that’s share using… Read more

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Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 14 September 2012

How To Simply Say You’re a DBA

Have you ever looked back on a conversation where someone asked you “what do you do?” and felt disappointed with your reply? Same here.

So how do you explain to someone, who is not familiar with your field, what it is exactly that you do?

Just last week my girlfriend… Read more

14 comments, 631 reads

Posted in John Sansom - SQL Server DBA in the UK on 3 September 2012