Monthly Archives: April 2014

Open Source the MCM

It’s over. There’s no more MCM program or certification from Microsoft. The last MCM test was given last year and no upgrades are planned for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014. That’s a little sad, though there are quite a few … Continue reading

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The Powershell Challenge Update

I’ve fallen down on my challenge over the last month. It’s been a content time, with me working more towards presentations and writing most of Mar and April to meet deadlines and commitments. I also let my calendar reminder die … Continue reading

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Due Diligence

I often talk with people about building their brands and finding a way to ensure they are a highly desirable employee. One of the ways that I think people can do this is with a technical blog about their career. … Continue reading

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Consolidation Matters

Throughout my career I’ve been looking to consolidate SQL Servers when I find them. The typical employer I’ve had usually grows their IT infrastructure over time and many projects look like this: Build or buy a software package Buy a … Continue reading

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