It's been about six months now since my career to a sharp right turn. At the request of my kids, I left a decade of consulting for a role as a full-time work in as a database architect with a financial services company. Since this change, I've spent a lot of time evaluating what I … Continue reading Why Do I Write? And Should I Continue?
When you are an aspiring DBA, there are many things that come with that job role that you’ll have to consider as part of the job. You will need to look at disaster recovery, high availability, platform performance, security and a variety of other areas that are critical to the keeping the platform up and … Continue reading One Piece of Advice For the Aspiring DBA #DBAJumpStart
Like many of us, I have a collection of favorite movies. These include Ghostbusters, Stripes, Serenity, and dozens more. I don't always want to watch specific movies, but when the mood hits, it's great to be able to grab one or another and relax for the the evening. Unfortunately, DVDs while fairly small and compact … Continue reading Entertainment for the Traveling Consultant (UltraViolet Review)
This month, Bob Pusateri (Blog | @SQLBob) is running T-SQL Tuesday on presenting. T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blogging event where a number of us in the SQL Server community gets together to blog on a central topic. The topic that was chosen for this month is presenting, or more specifically: "How did you come to love … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday – Love For Presenting – #TSQL2sDay