Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 648 total)
Thank you for your interest. Perhaps you can show an example of the sort of thing you have in mind. Since writing this article, I've done a lot...
January 13, 2021 at 4:45 pm
I'm not sure that I understand what you wrote. What list?
January 13, 2021 at 4:42 pm
Yes, the Dunning-Kruger syndrome is the more typical institutional mental illness of IT people. Whereas Imposter syndrome is really a neurotic symptom, Dunning-Kruger and Imposture is a psychosis. ...
September 20, 2020 at 5:47 pm
@ganotedp Yes, I agree that Agile experts are very quick to come out with this as an advantage, but for an old fogey like me, being told this...
June 28, 2020 at 4:01 pm
@Rocker. I agree entirely. There seems to be no future in a Windows machine hosting a docker SQL Server container. I'm still experimenting to try to find the ideal Linux...
May 31, 2020 at 9:59 am
The strange human behaviour I'm seeing in this, or any other, pandemic is that it confirms everyone's world view, whatever their beliefs. I makes me think that the true spirit...
May 4, 2020 at 8:28 am
please feel free to translate it into Russian.
April 23, 2020 at 8:41 am
It makes a lot of sense. Once a team realises the advantages, they rarely go back to the old ways. I'm currently working on a PowerShell script that takes a...
March 18, 2020 at 4:49 pm
Yes, IsJSON() is a good start. The 'Strict' option is an excellent precaution against Typos, but neither of these tackle the issues of how your data should behave. In a...
January 27, 2020 at 5:29 pm
tsalha Yes, I'm using System.Data.SqlClient generally for this. I use a temporary stored procedure on the connection, (create or edit) and then execute it with parameters. I usually just have...
January 27, 2020 at 9:26 am
A DBA in a London Bank I remember used to occasionally carry a lightening bolt made from papier mache and painted fiery gold when the Developers did something that merited...
January 20, 2020 at 5:37 pm
Consultancy is a job for which there is almost no training or body of expertise for the newcomer to use. Few people make a go of it successfully....
January 20, 2020 at 9:15 am
@david.Poole One of my favourite articles, that one. Written with feeling. You're right about deflecting the blame from the guilty. The blame game just takes too long, though...
January 20, 2020 at 9:03 am
Thanks for the kind words, DeafEater. Much appreciated.
January 19, 2020 at 7:35 pm
given your problem, I would have done this, Steve.
IF Object_Id('dbo.sometable') IS NOT NULL DROP TABLE dbo.sometable;--we script version 1CREATE TABLE dbo.sometable ( somekey...
July 2, 2019 at 10:10 am