Worst Day As A DBA

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 …

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Trumpet Sounds; Call To Post

This past weekend was the KY Derby. All eyes are on this one day of horse racing; celebrities come in to town in what seems to be a whirlwind two days. According to experts over 100 million dollars is pumped into the local economy. I get to see all the hoopla firsthand, and throughout the …

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If you could give a DBA just one piece of advice, what would it be?

This post is part of the SQL Community Project #DBAJumpStart by John Sansom. "If you could give a DBA just one piece of advice, what would it be?" John asked 20 successful and experienced SQL Server professionals this exact question. I share my own thoughts with you below and you can find all our answers …

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Being Hectic With The Thrill

It happens every time anyone goes to an amusement park. The one park that sticks out to me is Disneyworld just because I was there on a recent family vacation. You know what I'm talking about - the crazy rides, the masses of people, the running to and fro. Vacation is supposed to be a relaxing time …

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