Monthly Archives: March 2016

No Overtime

This editorial was originally published on Dec 5, 2011. It is being re-run as Steve is out of town. It’s been a long time since I received overtime at any job. Most of my IT work has been with a … Continue reading

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Examining SQL Server 2016

SQL Sever 2016 is getting close to release. The updates are coming fast and furious, causing issues in some cases as many people look to test the new features in different environments. Personally, I’m struggling a bit to determine which … Continue reading

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Protecting the SA Account

The sa account is a well, known, built in account for SQL Server. Years ago, in previous versions, I’d see people often use the “sa” account for development, usually with a blank password. Even those speakers and experts often showed … Continue reading

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Dexterity Matters

I typo things. I make mistakes in the QOD, checking the wrong box. Even in a browser at times there’s a button or hot area too close to the bookmarks bar and instead of completing an action, like checking my VSTS … Continue reading

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