Tag Archives: automation

It Isn’t Worth Automating

Every year I’m responsible for a portion of the Database Weekly newsletters. I used to do half, but right now Kathi, Grant, and I are on a rotation. Our boss puts out a schedule each year, which tells me the … Continue reading

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Automation Ideas for T-SQL Tuesday #130

This month we have another great T-SQL Tuesday topic, and again, a host that I pressured into writing the invitation. Elizabeth Noble (@SQLZelda) and I were talking DevOps last year at a SQL Saturday, just as she was effecting some … Continue reading

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Automation at Work

I do worry about the future of work for large sections of people. When I read pieces like this one in the Atlantic on automation, there are two things that come to mind. First, we are mindlessly sticking with 19th century … Continue reading

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Use Tools

This editorial was originally published on May 23, 2012. It is being re-run as Steve is out of town. As someone that works with Information Technology, I usually work on applications designed to make work easier. For example, we have … Continue reading

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