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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: March 2006

Is Documentation Dying?

The BOL for SQL Server 2005 has been interesting to read. On one hand there is a more comprehensive approach to documentation, but on the other, many entries lack substance. I've been in there a lot with book writing and after my editorial today, it hit me with Jamie Thomson's…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 24 March 2006

Blue Hat

    Microsoft had their Blue Hat security conference recently, inviting hackers to take their shots at the Microsoft products. Mostly security researchers letting actual developers and engineers know what they think about the products.

There's a new blog that has some info on the conference. Interesting as one of the…

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Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 16 March 2006