Archives: July 2013
Developers. Man, have I got something good for you.
Are your DBAs slowing down your development processes? Are they keeping you from flying down the track? Bypass them.
Let’s assume you’re working in the Microsoft stack. Let’s further assume you have an MSDN license. Guess what? That gives you… Read more
You absolutely need to learn more. I need to learn more (lots more). We all should be constantly learning more about our jobs, our businesses and the technology that makes it all happen. When presented with the opportunity, especially a free one, you should jump on it, with both feet. Read more
This is a long and convoluted post about my experiences at two hotels, but it has a point for DBAs and other data pros. Please stick around to the end.
I stay in hotels fairly frequently. I have friends who stay at them even more than I do. We tell… Read more
You’d think that an event might get a little worn by the third time you’re doing it. That maybe it would be just a repetition of what you’ve done before. And, I guess, in some places, that does happen. But not here. This event was as fresh as… Read more
You know you want to at least take a look at the new Client Technology Preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2014. I don’t blame you either. I want to spend hours swimming through it too. But, you’re thinking to yourself, “Heck, I’d have to download the silly thing, provision a… Read more