Archives: November 2013
It’s kind of fun to see Azure development artifacts on display. I’ve posted about them before, a couple of times. I’m starting to finally get systematized about the whole thing, just so I can see stuff as it changes rather than discover them by accident or get told about them… Read more
Ever since David Moutray introduced me to the concept of cargo cult programming, it’s been running round and round in my head. I’m actually coming to believe that this is a major issue in all walks of life. True or not, we’re absolutely seeing it in the data professionals… Read more
Getting started as a data professional is an incredibly daunting task. If you’re not concerned that you’re going to mess stuff up and cause a system to crash and burn, maybe you’re in the wrong job. The amount of information you have to learn is insanely huge, coupled with the… Read more
Microsoft keeps sneaking little things under the door for Windows Azure SQL Database. This time it’s a couple of new views, a system view and a Dynamic Management View (DMV); sys.resource_stats and sys.dm_operation_stats.
But, I also learned another fun fact, not all this stuff rolls out at the same speed.… Read more
Yeah, I’m a couple of days late. Tough. My blog. My rules.
Speaking of rules. Speaker of the Month is chosen by me based on my whims, interests and the direction of the wind on every other Tuesday at 3PM. No whining.
I saw a ton of excellent sessions during… Read more