This past month RedGate graciously allowed me to be a part of their Friend of RedGate program. It's been a great seven year run with this program and I have enjoyed the collaboration on their quality of tools they build for the data platform stack. As RedGate eloquently puts it:"The Friends of Redgate program is … Continue reading Friend of RedGate 2021
The crew at Redgate has deemed me worthy enough to be in their Friend of Redgate program for another year. I continue to be honored an humbled to be a part of something in which I believe in. "The Friends of Redgate program is an exclusive group of influential and active community members, such as … Continue reading Friend of Redgate 2019
I recently was on a call where a technical unit indicated they did not receive any form of documentation around the vendor database that was created. Now, seeing that I fall into the database profession it sparked my fancy. I began to ask a few questions to the individual who was asking for this documentation; … Continue reading SQL Doc by RedGate
Someone once told me at the shop that we have plenty of software utilities laying around that could be very useful that no one is utilizing. I got to thinking about that from a DBA standpoint; we are fortunate enough to have the Tool Belt from Red Gate and with that comes a plethora of … Continue reading Why Use Red Gate’s SQL Multi Script?
The day finally came and I was fortunate, no I was blessed to be a part of the PASS Summit held out in Seattle, WA. This year would be my fourth year attending in five years. I did miss when it was held in Charlotte, go figure it was closer there to me. In any … Continue reading PASS Summit Recap and Experience
I’m excited that I’ve been asked to be back involved for another year in the Friends of Red Gate program. This program allows influential community members, community bloggers, MVP’s and intuitive minds an inside track on helping with pre-existing and existing utilities that Red Gate has in their arsenal. I am a Red Gate user and … Continue reading Friends Of Red Gate 2015
The question I get asked a lot by other data professionals at conferences, events, speaking engagements, family, friends, etc. is Why do you do what you do? Why do you put yourself through some of the things that data professionals have to endure at times with the non stop phone calls, system crashes, data breaches? What … Continue reading The Question – Why?
This guy looks just like me a few weeks ago only one difference.....he has hair!!! Okay seriously though, I felt just like this guy not long ago and the reason for this was due to the fact I have become accustomed to specific tools and utilities that I utilize on a daily basis. Is this … Continue reading SQL Prompt 6.4 – Get It
Come a little closer; no seriously come on over just a little closer as I don't want to you to miss this. Can you hear me? Good, listen if you are in this Data Professional game for very long than you will have some "go to" utilities when you need them. Over my 14 year … Continue reading SQL Prompt – The Power Within
I remember the day pretty vividly, it was in the summer months and I was as green as green can be coming into the technology field. Walking through the doors to the start of my career I was ready to tackle the world. The training for new hire sessions had already been completed and it … Continue reading Worst Day As A DBA