Monthly Archives: October 2015

Leave Developers Alone

This editorial was originally published on July 25, 2011. It is being republished as Steve is at the PASS Summit. A computer deals with interrupts all the time. They are the mechanism by which it can simulate multi-tasking among many … Continue reading

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Masking Data

This editorial was originally published on Mar 7, 2008. It is being re-run as Steve is out of town. I saw an interesting thread awhile back where one of our very talented community members was asking about how to go about altering … Continue reading

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No Live Blogging

The PASS Summit opens today with the first keynote. This is one of the few times that I’ve declined the blogging table at PASS. The table has grown, it’s become a bit loud at times, and the pressure to take … Continue reading

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A Great SQL in the City 2015 Seattle

Yesterday was the Seattle edition of the 2015 Redgate Software SQL in the City tour. I was in London a couple weeks ago for the first event, and we closed out the year in Seattle on Monday. I had some, … Continue reading

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From Great Idea to End Result

This editorial was originally published on May 5, 2011. It is being republished as Steve is at the PASS Summit. What’s the time for you IT department to get from great idea to a resulting application? This is a very good … Continue reading

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Networking Tonight at the YardHouse in Seattle

I’m heading over to the Yardhouse (4th and Pike) as soon as SQL in the City is finished and should be there by 6. Andy Warren will likely be there earlier, so look for him. If you don’t know Andy, … Continue reading

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Travel Confusion

I confused myself. Twice apparently in October. Let’s hope that this one works out as well as the last one. Jones is a Good Name I flew to Orlando on Oct 8. I got a car, and drove up to … Continue reading

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SQL in the City Comes to Seattle in 3 Days

Last week I spoke at SQL in the City 2015 in London, and it was a great event. We had a wonderful event, and I’m looking forward to Seattle. Lots of good questions and comments in my version control talk, … Continue reading

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Positive or Negative

While watching a presentation recently on a SQL Server topic, I was surprised by a design technique that the speaker used. I hadn’t ever thought of the issue, but it caught my eye and made me rethink the way I … Continue reading

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Git Push in SQL Source Control

I’m excited. Git support is growing in SQL Source Control and the release recently contains Git push/pull support. If you don’t see the release of 4.1.x, you need to update. The update should be available for everyone. I do like … Continue reading

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