Daily Archives: October 19, 2015

A Practical Approach to Version Control

Abstract Chances are, your team has several point-in-time backups for your databases. After all, they’re essential for recovering the system in an emergency. And, chances are, you’ve got a version control system (VCS) to provide the same capabilities for your … Continue reading

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Playing with Themes

I’m not much of a designer. Indeed, I’m best at just putting up tables and information, not producing visualizations. However I wanted to make the blog look a little better (and SSC, for that matter). As a result, I’ve carved … Continue reading

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Bad Management

Many people know that a good manager can make a huge difference in the productivity of a staff. A bad manager can also lower productivity, but only to an extent. Fear of losing a job, or avoiding punishment can motivate … Continue reading

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