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I've picked up several people's work many times throughout my career. If there is one thing that influences whether I become productive quickly or not, it's how easily I can...
November 14, 2015 at 10:11 am
I encountered a "NoSQL-within-SQL" use case on a project once. The table in question stored a variety of data documents. The documents consisted of several types of documents with differing...
September 8, 2015 at 11:14 am
Doctor Who 2 (4/5/2015) Can you do things like create SQL Jobs in SSDT?
The last time I used SSDT extensively, it wasn't possible. That was almost three years ago. Maybe...
April 5, 2015 at 8:05 pm
As a multi-tier developer (DB, BL, UI) who works primarily on data-management applications, I switch back and forth between SSMS and VS frequently.
I have done a good bit of...
March 27, 2015 at 9:15 am
In a computing landscape that is increasingly post-Microsoft?
March 21, 2015 at 8:24 am
Much like the story of the mother who tells her daughter to cut the end off the ham, because that's how her mother cooked it, because that's how her mother...
February 7, 2015 at 12:12 pm
Does the Provider work for SQL Azure?
February 5, 2015 at 3:09 pm
And yet this "killer" feature, which should be quite mature by now, is not in SQL Azure.
As for the "DIY kit" mentality, well, that's where the developer community and...
January 19, 2015 at 12:26 pm
"IT people generally want to make a living through becoming experts in glamorous topics involving hot technologies." Not necessarily; some of us want to make stuff and get some income...
December 6, 2014 at 11:56 am
Good for Mark that he can pull whatever hat is in the trendy bin, put it on and make a grand a day. I doubt, based on the description that...
July 20, 2014 at 1:10 pm
Dalkeith (4/2/2013)As it stands some of Google's outside projects seem diverse and somewhat disconnected.Self driving cars seem totally left of field for a company that essentially driven by advertising.
Self driving cars seem totally left of field for a company that essentially driven by advertising.
April 3, 2013 at 8:14 am
Who are these people making 75-100K writing software right out of college? I have been doing it professionally for over a decade and still am nowhere near 6 figures.
January 2, 2013 at 12:21 pm
Jeff Moden (12/11/2012)
December 11, 2012 at 9:25 am
Hiring someone because they got certain letters from a personality test is wrong. Hiring someone because he's the boss's nephew even though he is completely unqualified is also wrong. Both...
December 11, 2012 at 7:47 am
Jeff Moden (12/10/2012)Ok... how are such profile tests actually useful, then?
Jeff Moden (12/10/2012)
MB in particular provides a somewhat-objective scale for assessing and expressing personality traits, particularly for new hires who haven't really...
December 10, 2012 at 1:48 pm