Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Geek Costume

It’s Halloween, and while many of you are too old to dress up in a costume, some of you may be planning on joining your kids for trick or treating, or even attending a party of some sort. It can … Continue reading

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Have You Been Hacked?

I am glad that I don’t work in the retail industry as a DBA. It seems that I read about a new security breach every few weeks from some company. Home Depot, Target, Staples, the list goes on and on, and includes more … Continue reading

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Packing for Seattle

This will be a long trip, and I’ve got some extra items to pack. A new hat and, of course, my leggings for the Argenis Without Borders campaign (you can still donate). No, those aren’t my legs, and you’ll have … Continue reading

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Quick Schema Auditing

I was working on a demo recently and needed to show that a little monitoring can help you catch schema changes. At first I looked at SQL Audit and DDL Triggers, but then I ran across a short custom metric … Continue reading

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