This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is hosted by Ewald Cress, and the topic is ‘Folks who have made a difference’. This is an opportunity – and right around thanksgiving – to give a shout-out to people who have made a difference in our careers and in the data community. To me this list is so long… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #96 – Folks who have made a difference
This month’s TSQL Tuesday is organized by Kennie T Pontoppidan(t) – the topic is ‘Daily Database WTF‘ – or a horror story from the database world. As someone who has worked databases for nearly two decades, there are several of these – I picked one of my favorites. During my early years as a DBA, I… Continue reading TSQL2sday – Daily database WTF
This TSQL tuesday is hosted by my good friend Jason Brimhall – Jason has put forth a creative challenge – plan to do something, carry out that plan, and then write about the experience. He gave a two week period between planning and implementation. I must confess that i cheated a bit here, because what am… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #081 – Sharpening something
My first TSQL Tuesday post on the new blog is an invite by my friend and sql sister Mickey Stuewe (b|t). It is regarding data modeling practices that are well avoided and how problems rising as a result of bad data models can be fixed. I have several experiences to recount in this regard as… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #72 – Data Modeling gone wrong
This TSQL Tuesday post hosted by Cathrine Wilhelmson has to do with Monitoring. During my many years as a DBA i have had a fair share of experience with monitoring tools – some of them as listed: 1 Spotlight for SQL Server – great tool for server level monitoring with very cool graphics. What i… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday 66 : Monitoring
This TSQL Tuesday is hosted by my friend Wayne Sheffield. The topic is on ‘giving back’..what do you think you can ‘give back’ to the sql community in the upcoming year? When I was new to this country – I had a friend who was a psychotherapist by profession. Towards the holidays – when everyone… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #61 – Giving back
This TSQL Tuesday is hosted by my good friend Chris Yates – the topic is on something new learned in the recent past. It is a simple topic but can sometimes be hard to articulate. I am a big believer in an open mind and learning anything new that comes my way – and have… Continue reading TSQL Tuesday #60 – Something new learned..