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Steve Jones is the editor of SQLServerCentral.com and visits a wide variety of data related topics in his daily editorial. Steve has spent years working as a DBA and general purpose Windows administrator, primarily working with SQL Server since it was ported from Sybase in 1990. You can follow Steve on Twitter at twitter.com/way0utwest

Archives: October 2005

It's Done

I wrote the editorial today about this, but SQL Server 2005 RTM'd yesterday!!!

If you an on MSDN Subscriber, you can download it now with general release coming in a couple weeks.

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 28 October 2005

The Great Uproar and some advice

My editorial this past week had to do with a great uproar on the interviewing piece that ran Monday. I felt I should apologize a little in not editing as much as I think now I should have for the article. But I didn't want to censor the style or…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 20 October 2005

Blogging Is Hard

Why is that? My Database Daily editorial for this week focuses on that and I thought it would be interesting to save it here:

Not that it's hard to do, I mean, run a browser, connect to your blog, click a button or two to bring up a form, type…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 14 October 2005

Remote Access

We typically have great weather in Colorado where I live, but we do get snow. And occassionally it causes issues. Like this week when I returned home Monday from dropping off my daughter at school. Actually I also hit the gym, so I left the house around 8:30 am, returning…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 12 October 2005

Minor Panic

I know, I need some stuff posted about PASS and I'll get to it. My wife was injured (she's ok) while I was gone and this week has been extra busy for that reason.

I woke up to get the DatabaseDaily newsletter set this morning and I went to the…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 9 October 2005