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Dodge, Dip, Dive, Duck, and Dodge

Laptop issues have Steve Jones upset with Toshiba. Today he talks about the obligations companies have to stand behind their support agreements and not try to dodge them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Why Can't We Go Backwards?

How many times have you wanted to restore a database to an earlier version? Today Steve Jones asks why can't we do this and includes a way for you to vote on this.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Goal Tuesday

Almost halfway into the first month of the new year, Steve Jones reminds us of the power of goals. Today he encourages you to set up your own goals for the coming year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Do You Want to Learn a Thing or Two?

A list of books to read in any area from an expert can be invaluable in growing your skills. Steve Jones talks about one list from Paul Randal, former SQL Server developer.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Balancing the Message

How can we get information about new products, tools, and services in the Internet world? Steve Jones has a poll this Friday asking what ways you would like to interact with SQL Server vendors on the site.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Being Supportive

Steve Jones says we need to stick together in IT, at least from the perspective of the client. Otherwise we can all look bad as an industry.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Be Prepared

Today we have a guest editorial from Grant Fritchey. The Boy Scouts motto is "be prepared" and most of you probably unconsciously follow that in your daily lives. Why is it that so many of us don't follow through on this same advice with our databases? Grant Fritchey gives a few examples of how you should "be prepared" for a database emergency.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2010/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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A New Beginning

The end of another year has an early Friday poll this week from Steve Jones. What are you looking to do in 2010?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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The Year in Review - 2009

Steve Jones looks back at 2009 and examines some of the predictions he made at the beginning of the year.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Crash and Burn

A recent crash of the popular Coding Horror blog brings the responsibility of backups to the front of today's editorial. See if you agree with Steve Jones and his take on backups and restores.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Twas the Night Before Christmas - SQL Style

A guest editorial from Tim Ford updates this Christmas classic for the SQL Server professionals out there.  Read more...
By Timothy Ford 2009/12/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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The Balance of Resources

Companies have to make choices about what to spend money on, often not using the same priorities as those in IT might choose. Steve Jones talks about some of choices they make and why their decisions might make some sense.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Can Users Be Trusted?

Can we trust users to make good decisions about what to install on their devices? Steve Jones says that the Apple iPhone model has some good advantages and it might work well for SQL Server as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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A Fundamental Security Mistake

Steve Jones thinks Microsoft is making a fundamental security mistake in the way they build features for the various editions of SQL Server. Read today's editorial and see if you agree.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Defining a Database

What is a database exactly? Steve Jones wonders if we should define it differently after viewing a list of some of the largest databases in the world, many of which might not equate to what a DBA or developer would consider a "database."  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Architecture Principles

Steve Jones asks today if you have any architectural principles at your job that you use to build software. Having a set of guidelines is a great way to build better software and having your own set of principles will help you to build better software as well.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Keep Your Purpose in Mind

A well run company will help you keep your purpose at work in mind. However many companies don't do a good job here and Steve Jones laments the lack of leadership in many companies.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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PowerPivot

A new direction in BI, with a new flagship interface for Business Intelligence from Microsoft. Steve Jones talks a little about the back story he heard from Microsoft.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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It's About Perception

What's the most important thing about your application? The code? The accuracy of its calculations? The layout of the reports? Steve Jones has another opinion.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Life Logging

Would you like the idea of capturing everything you do? Audio, video, text, code, a log of your life. A new book from Microsoft Research talks about this and Steve Jones things it could be an interesting capability for your career.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/12/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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