Tag Archives: Microsoft

Very Hot Patches

“At best it would crash” is not a phrase I’d like to have to use as a data professional. That’s a quote from an article that the Azure team wrote about hot patching SQL Server. While this sounds very scary, … Continue reading

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More MVPs Than Awards

Every year, July 1 is the Microsoft MVP Renewal date and quite a few people received good news that day. I was one of those renewed for another year, and I am honored that Microsoft chose me again. I also … Continue reading

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Evergreen SQL

Colorado is a beautiful state, one that my family and I have enjoyed many times. We like the summer and winter outdoors, including lots of days skiing. We have plenty of trees on the slopes, which is both great to … Continue reading

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DevOps and OSS Can Scale

Microsoft has changed quite dramatically in the last decade, in many ways. One of the more surprising ways to me is their embracing of open source software, while still building products that customers want and use. This is quite a … Continue reading

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