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The Voice of the DBA

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: February 2007


Boy that was fun. Getting a bunch of emails that we had been hacked and tracking down someone updating all of our link addresses with their name. Fortunately it didn't take too long to fix, but it certainly was a pain.

I know we're vulnerable to SQL Injection in quite…

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1 comments, 1,486 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 22 February 2007


Mentioned by Tim Mitchell, but SP2 is out.

Seems more like enhancements to make things smoother and lots of changes in response to complaints I've seen voiced by people. I think the relatively small number of bug issues addresses speaks to the amazing work that has been done on this…

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0 comments, 1,425 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 20 February 2007

Guest Editorial Week

I've been writing the editorials for over two years now and it's become an almost daily part of my life. I say almost daily because I learned after 6 or 7 hard months that I need to try and get ahead a couple of days, especially when I'm busy or…

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0 comments, 1,409 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 11 February 2007