TGIF: It’s been one of those weeks

Today, I’m not thankful that it’s Friday, although I am happy about it. Today I am thankful for the wisdom of Grant Fritchey (b/t). No Grant didn’t help me with any kind of problem, at least directly. Hell, I have never even met the man in person...

Adjusting to WFH

As a DBA, working from home (WFH) is not a new concept or new experience, I do it a lot. However, this shift to working from home due to the office being closed for Covid-19 is a little different. First off, I’m enjoying getting my commute time and saving money...

New Decade, More Change

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change ”- Heraclitus A long way back, a Greek philosopher said something about change being the only constant. The guy was right, but he would have made a horrible IT project manager. It’s a true statement, but at the same...

Re-dedication

This comes as no great shock, I haven’t been as active with blogging as I once was. Or that I was ever really that consistent of a blogger. Most of my traffic that shows up on this site is from Google searches on specific problems, and most people bounce right...

Can’t we just get along?

When it comes to working with other people it is always best to remember that others are not always on the same page. In fact, when dealing with others that work along side you, it is imperative to remember they are most likely to see and evaluate issues and...

SQLSaturday #913 Minnesota

It’s been a couple of years since I have been able to attend a SQL Saturday. I was grateful I was able to make it this year. This year however was a first for me, it was my first SQL Saturday in Minnesota and the first time I went to a precon, both were...