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I think this is an important post for every DBA to read. I have been a DBA for almost 30 years (started way back in the ancient days on...
January 28, 2015 at 11:15 am
I can only share what I personally experienced. I worked for a premier financial services company for 17 years. The latest CEO was a hack that insulated himself...
December 1, 2014 at 11:53 am
Good post and very inciteful. Thanks.
November 10, 2014 at 10:55 am
We don't need training. Robots will replace us suddenly and everything will be fine. If you don't believe me, check out this link:
November 10, 2014 at 9:57 am
Although a blanket statement, there is the element of truth to it. MBAs are trained to be fast trackers. This ends up making them the tool for devious...
November 10, 2014 at 8:12 am
My last company I worked for (large financial services company) started out okay, but a new CEO made it hell for certain departments. I don't think any DBA is...
October 27, 2014 at 6:12 pm
Roy ... thanks for the response. I really mean this because I haven't received one previously on this subject.
You're right -- T-log sequential writes can really suck. Probably...
September 18, 2014 at 8:33 am
Roy ... I have heard a presentation on this previously. The question I had then, and now, involves the performance gain that supposed to come with in-memory tables.
September 17, 2014 at 2:37 pm
Well spoken. I realize I am dating myself when I say this, but I used VM in the early 1980's. The tragedy about VM was the upper echelons...
August 11, 2014 at 8:47 am
Good questions about the licensing angle. I will look forward to the responses.
I also want to say this post is clear and helpful. I wanted to...
August 6, 2014 at 9:28 am
I have a similar problem. Our largest database recently went on a diet. I had been urging the business to archive the really old data in the biggest...
July 30, 2014 at 3:33 pm
Thank you for sharing this. It is very useful.
June 10, 2014 at 9:31 am
I don’t think you will get any arguments from anyone on this point. I have worked in database longer than most (30+ years) starting out on the mainframe. ...
June 4, 2014 at 3:28 pm
I always appreciate using SQL to get the important metadata. I have a few that I use as well (some I mention here are repeats of what you mentioned):
May 8, 2014 at 8:31 am
Ok. Nevertheless, the article was very helpful. Thanks.
February 26, 2014 at 2:48 pm