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Maybe It Is DNS

There are jokes about how often DNS is a problem. There are stickers, shirts, and mugs you can buy. There’s a classic haiku, which leads into a rant about the struggles of sysadmins. I will admit that I know a … Continue reading

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What Do You Want to Know Before Negotiating Salary?

Many of us are employed, and while we might have a salary review each year, we often don’t get to negotiate much about the amount. We might periodically ask for a raise of some sort, but what should we ask … Continue reading

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The State of Data Growth

About a decade ago I did some presentations on Filestream and Filetable in SQL Server.  These were technologies that Microsoft added with the idea that lots of data would need to be linked to data in a database, but wasn’t … Continue reading

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Deploying SQL Server Automatically

I’ve had to install SQL Server many times over the years. Often it has felt that most of these installs were one-offs, a dev server, a new QA instance, a production server for a brand new application. A few times … Continue reading

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