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  • Reply To: Do You Have a Talent Gap?

    ZZartin wrote:

    Someone who's talented should both be able to acquire new knowledge and then apply it in a meaningful way.

    I agree that talented people tend to be more self-motivated...

  • Reply To: Do You Have a Talent Gap?

    Do companies have a lack of talent?  Or do they have a lack of training, a lack of motivational ability to encourage personal growth, and a lack of belief in...

  • Reply To: What's the Bus Factor?

    I regularly ask the same question at project meetings.  I'm not wishing anyone ill but, especially with the current public health issues, I want to check what will happen if...

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 3 months ago by  Alex Gay.
  • Reply To: Summer Reading

    Both Snowcrash and Dimond Age by Neal Stephenson contain some very nice ideas about technology, and his essay In The Begining Was The Command-Line is truly excellent (if possibly a...

  • Reply To: Updating Certifications

    I have come across mixed responses to the usefulness of industry awarded certificates.

    Academics, or those with an academic background, point out that they have no oversight and don't come from...

  • Reply To: Kendra’s Top 3 Tips for Working Remotely

    Firstly, welcome to the UK I hope you have a good native guide/translator to help you through some of the more confusing aspects of British culture.

    Secondly, I have really enjoyed...

  • Reply To: The Developer Arguments for Stored Procedures

    jarick 15608 wrote:

    It seems so many vendor applications just demand dbo access to the database, if not SA rights to the instance.

    Had that one.  The expression when you tell the...

  • Reply To: The Developer Arguments for Stored Procedures

    A good point, very well made.  The correct tool for the job is a maxim that holds true in many fields.

    Aaron N. Cutshall wrote:

    One of the most successful projects I was on...

  • Reply To: The Developer Arguments for Stored Procedures

    I seem to be in the minority here as when I was a jobbing developer I insisted that all of the necessary SQL code was encapsulated in Stored Procs.  Admittedly...

  • Reply To: Knowing What You Don’t Know

    I subscribe to a lot of blogs and mailing lists, but I don't necessarily read them all in-depth every day. I skim the contents, read the editorial, open and skim...

  • Reply To: Live and Learn

    This editorial reminds me of an article I read recently, I believe that it was on the BBC site but I can't find it to give a reference this morning. ...

  • Reply To: Are Synonyms Useful?

    I think that Jeff has covered most of the salient points involved with using synonyms.  I have used them for everything allowable, including stored procedures.  We had a routine where...

  • Reply To: The Clear Cloudy Future of Databases

    There are three important things to think about when considering moving to the cloud.

    1. In the UK, and I assume in other countries, you can write the depreciating cost of...
  • Reply To: Creating a comma-separated list (SQL Spackle)

    I know that this is a repost of an older article from 2011 and that there have been some new functionality introduced in recent version. I have used the...

  • RE: How Long is Too Long?

    As a classic introvert I don't really care how long conference sessions are, because I won't be there.  Too many people in too small a space just makes me very...

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