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  • Reply To: A Digital Wish Card for Ken

    Definitely praying for you and your family my friend.

    Louis.

  • RE: Providing Feedback to Speakers

    Scott-144766 - Tuesday, June 19, 2018 10:26 AM

    It might not be a good idea to ask computer-minded people to rate presentations as...

  • RE: Providing Feedback to Speakers

    Jeff Moden - Monday, June 18, 2018 8:46 AM

    "I don’t like the speaker’s choice of shirt"

    My understanding is that Steve Jones get's...

  • RE: Providing Feedback to Speakers

    brian.fine 41497 - Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:37 PM

    Once, after teaching a class, one person gave me all 1's (Poor) and in...

  • RE: What Counts for a DBA – Inspirations

    @Brento

    Appreciate the kind words too! I am just glad that when writing I have someone reviewing what I say for technical correctness and grammar. You make it look effortless to...

  • RE: The Adequate DBA

    TomThomson - Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:09 AM

    I hate over-specialisation, 

    That has always been my specialty. I am just a T-SQL person, loving...

  • RE: The Adequate DBA

    chudman - Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:47 AM

    I have served with adequate DBA's.  I know adequate DBA's.   Adequate DBA's are friends...

  • RE: Decorations

    patrickmcginnis59 10839 (1/1/2016)


    Louis Davidson (@drsql) (12/21/2015)


    patrickmcginnis59 10839 (12/21/2015)


    "SQL code is amongst the worst code to parse without proper formatting."

    Incorrect. SQL code will parse just fine without proper formatting.

    In this case,...

  • RE: Decorations

    TomThomson (12/31/2015)


    What am awful article. The idea or putting code into some ghastly image format so that no-one can copy i and run it through whatever analysis tools they...

  • RE: Decorations

    Knut Boehnert (12/21/2015)


    One statement I read is how I code:

    "Code is for humans, not machines."

    So how someone codes tells a lot how they see interaction with other humans.

    Code is documentation...

  • RE: Decorations

    patrickmcginnis59 10839 (12/21/2015)


    "SQL code is amongst the worst code to parse without proper formatting."

    Incorrect. SQL code will parse just fine without proper formatting.

    In this case, the word parse was more...

  • RE: Decorations

    eeaglehouse (12/21/2015)


    A side-effect of comments is that it should make the purpose of the code obvious. It helps locate bugs when the intent doesn't match the implementation. Such as your...

  • RE: What Counts for a DBA: Empathy

    Gary Varga (11/24/2014)


    Jeff Moden (11/24/2014)


    Gary Varga (11/24/2014)


    alicesql (11/24/2014)


    ...Also, there is a triumvirate of price, quality and speed. You can generally get 2 of these, but not all three. In other...

  • RE: What Counts for a DBA: Empathy

    Gary Varga (11/24/2014)


    I have to totally disagree with the following from the article:

    Database development has a subtle difference from application-development. It is not as easy to fake your completion dates,...

  • RE: What Counts for a DBA: Empathy

    Jeff Moden (11/22/2014)


    It seemed to me to be yet another article chastising the people who are actually concerned with what the customer actually received for the sake of meeting...

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