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Automation for Databases–T-SQL Tuesday #110

This is the day for T-SQL Tuesday #110, a topic picked by Garry Bargsley. Automation has been a cornerstone of most of my career. As much as I work hard, and don’t mind putting time and effort into accomplishing tedious … Continue reading

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Down for a week but keeping ahead

I work in a publishing business at SQLServerCentral, which means that I often have things written, edited, and scheduled out ahead of time. As much as we want the site to be dynamic, fresh, and changing in content, it takes … Continue reading

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Pro SQL Server on Linux–Getting Started

As part of my learning goals for 2018, I wanted to work through various books. This is part of my series on Pro SQL Server on Linux from Bob Ward. I purchased Pro SQL Server on Linux and started reading … Continue reading

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A New PiHole in the Sky

Last year I set up a PiHole server on my RaspberryPi to help block some ads and malicious stuff (tracking, malware, etc) on my home network. It’s not perfect, but it’s a layer. Unfortunately the Raspberry Pi was unstable and … Continue reading

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