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What’s the Cost of an Hour?

In 2017, we had a number of high profile downtime outages from companies. The British Airways fiasco, United airlines being grounded, Starbucks, Amazon, and more. There was a survey that noted 98% of respondents said an hour of downtime cost … Continue reading

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The Developer Arguments for Stored Procedures

In all of the decades that I’ve been working with SQL Server, many people have been preaching the benefits of using stored procedures, In all of that time, the vast majority of developers that I’ve worked with have not wanted … Continue reading

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Favorite Cars

Ars Technica recently wrote about their favorite cars of 2019, which is an interesting list. They get to test a lot and I read their reviews to see what they glean. I love cars, and enjoy driving different vehicles, and … Continue reading

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The Best DBA Gifts

It’s a few days after Christmas, which many of us celebrate, though there are certainly other holidays that people enjoy. Whatever your beliefs or tradition, this is a time of year when many of you likely received some gifts for … Continue reading

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