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Goals for 2024

Way back in 2019 I set some goals…. well I wrote some goals and posted them here 2019 seems a lifetime ago…..that was the year I travelled 200,000 air...


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DevOps: It’s About the Team, Not Just the Tech

In November 2023 I did a session at PASS Summit and one of my sessions was voted That session was called DevOps is about Growing People rather than...

2024-03-27 (first published: )

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Why the masters and what lies ahead


I recently graduated with a Master’s in Strategic Communication from the University of Delaware....

Copilot Reminded Me How To Find a File Handle


Recently I was trying to delete a folder and kept getting the “something is...

Planview Portfolios REST API with ADF – Retrieving Actual Data


In the introduction of this blog post series, I explained the use case: extracting...

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Common Algorithm Concerns

By Steve Jones - SSC Editor

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DB stuck in restoring state

By LearningDBA

A developer tried restoring a test DB 3 times and each time it was...

singleton is interferring with getting multiple nodes in xml

By stan

Hi we have an xml doc shaped essentially as shown in image 2 below. ...

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Question of the Day

Automated Azure SQL VM Patching

There is an Automated Patching service for VMs running SQL Server in the Azure Cloud. This uses the SQL Server IaaS Agent Extension to work with PowerShell. What types of patches are installed with this service? Note: All updates are marked with tags, such as Important, Critical, or something else

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