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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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DR Priority

Those of us that act as DBAs or sysadmins for database systems know that DR is a point of emphasis for us. We usually spend plenty of time ensuring backups are working and practicing restores. The automated scripts and processes … Continue reading

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Understanding a Database

I ran across a post that asked a good question, one which I want to ask you today: how do you learn about a database? I’ve run into quite a few databases in my career. Some were third party systems, like Dynamics and JD … Continue reading

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