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  • Reply To: Summit Reflections

    My employer has slowly shifted over the past 8 years or so towards virtual training and conferences whenever possible.  I was excited to be able to participate this year--while I...

  • Reply To: Should You Learn R or Python?

    I started learning R when I began working on the Data Science professional program that used to be offered by Microsoft.  Students had their choice to chose R or Python...

  • Reply To: Getting Started Remotely

    In addition to what Chris mention, technical people should always try to talk in a language that non-technical people can understand.  Non-technical people get confused and intimidated when technical people...

  • Reply To: Documentation. The Under Recognised Skill

    I hate writing documentation but I do it--not only to teach the others who support the software and processes but as I get older, it helps me remember how all...

  • Reply To: Building Helpful Commit Messages

    Data_Cat wrote:

    I work for a small company that has three people who work with SQL and VB.net. We are very interested in learning how to use a Version Control System,...

  • Reply To: The Other Jobs

    I've had a bunch of restaurant jobs, a few of which lead into management positions.  Although I worked at at McDonald's for over 6 years and was a manager of...

  • Reply To: Canine Corgi Completion Contest

    To avoid an overflow, truncate and shrink the transaction log before flushing.

  • RE: The OUTPUT Clause for the MERGE Statements

    Thanks for such a great article--I'm surprised that I hadn't stumbled upon it sooner.  This is going to aid me in qc'ing my own programming.

  • RE: A Good Benefit?

    Where I work, we're allowed to sell back vacation (we get separate vacation and sick leave) at the end of the year as long as we still have 40 hours...

  • RE: Understanding a Database

    I've been at my current job for over 12 years (it's the only job I've had where I haven't gotten bored because I get to do both application development and...

  • RE: Using Tools That Fit

    In the last few months, I've been taking even more steps to make my home environment the same as my work environment.  For my keyboard, I have an eMachines keyboard...

  • RE: Loading CSV Files Using Dynamic SQL

    steve quinn - Tuesday, September 18, 2018 3:41 AM

    sgtidwell - Monday, September 17, 2018 10:34 PM

    September 18, 2018 at 7:49 am

    #2006120

  • RE: How Do You Setup Your Instances?

    I work in a small company where one guy and I share DBA duties, even though he's the one who has DBA in his title.  I'm the one who has...

  • RE: Who Works on What?

    rhanna - Thursday, August 23, 2018 11:48 AM

    It took me three tries to realized that "sits to the left of" is not...

  • RE: Limiting the Ability to Concentrate and Collaborate

    I've been in an open office area, shared an office multiple times, and have had a cube just once.  I don't mind sharing an office with one other person--depending on...

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