Archives: September 2010
It’s not safe for work (NSFW), so be sure that you’ve implemented a cone of silence as appropriate for your environment.
It’s a parody of the Evo v iPhone video (also NSFW), this time looking at NoSQL and MongoDB v RDBMS systems.
I have been trying to better track my goals this year, and find myself failing at some, exceeding at others. I’m not sure if that means that I did a poor job setting goals, or that I’m not so good at following through. I’ll have to evaluate that in December. Read more
I use VirtualBox from Sun to do SQL testing since it supports 64-bit guest images, which I want need for some things, like Windows 2008 R2, which only comes in x64.
However I hate reinstalling stuff that I don’t need to. And with a multitude of SQL versions, and a… Read more
Or at least I hope so.
The solution actually uses some bitmasking to…
I haven’t been thrilled with GUIDs as primary keys, mainly because I think that it’s hard for humans to work with GUIDs. A GUID, or uniqueidentifier, looks like this:
Not exactly something I want to try and type or include in a query. Cut and paste works, but it’s… Read more
Happy Labor day to everyone. A day off for me, but I’m posting a few bloopers from the past couple months. These are the raw files, and I had about 40 minutes of stuff that I just dumped out raw and uploaded in four parts to YouTube.
Six trips left to close out this year. Most are very short, so that’s good, but still, it’s a bunch of packing and prepping to do.
Here’s my list:
He started when he got through a series of science fiction that I had purchased in paperback and wanted to read the last book. Unfortunately I only had it… Read more
I’ve been trying to work on some new presentations so that I have a variety, including some spares, when I go to events. One of the topics that I think has some value, especially for .NET and sysadmin groups, is a list of common mistakes, how to fix them, and… Read more