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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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The Math on Automation

I wrote a piece on automation and time savings, and of course, Derik Hammer had to point out another post and xkcd cartoon that splashes some reality on automation. I’ve included it below, and certainly there are some good points made in the cartoon. It is … Continue reading

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