Category Archives: Editorial

The Changing Nature of Data

Are addresses sensitive or private information? It’s a good question to ask since many of us have address data in our databases. I asked this recently at a SQL in the City event and the room was split. I come … Continue reading

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Ransomware and DevOps

Ransomware. A scary topic and one attack that is apparently more common than I suspected. Before you go further, if you haven’t restored a database backup in the last month, stop and go verify your DR plan works. That’s one … Continue reading

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Republish: Dig Out the Root Cause

Off to SQL Saturday Austin today, so you get Dig Out the Root Cause from the archives. Have a margarita and fajitas tonight in celebration of the great food I hope to enjoy in Austin.

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Learning to Stop Being a Hero

A few weeks ago I re-published a piece on whether we might be giving too much of ourselves for our employers. At the time I was on holiday with my family and since this was a popular piece years ago, … Continue reading

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