Summertime Blues

I mentioned last week that I was slacking off a bit, and now I just have to admit that I am just struggling to focus in general. By focus, I mean it’s been really difficult to focus on training and being creative. Work has slowed down a touch, it’s been...

Slacking off a bit

I have to admit, I have been slacking off a bit regarding get a post up on this blog. It’s summer time, and well….I’ll admit, my interests have been in other places. It’s really hard to focus when its hot outside. It’s also hard to focus...

Learning System

So after posting yesterday about struggling to keep up with SQL information, I got to thinking about how I could actually solve the problem instead of just complaining about it. I didn’t come up with grand, earth shattering Kabooms. What I did come up with is a...

How I became a DBA

I’m not sure how I ended up on the Dallas DBAs website, but I came across their blog topic How I became a: ________ . The idea of posting up my story resonated with me, so I thought I would share. I apologize for the length in advanced, but it’s hard to...

SQL Training

The IT industry moves fast and staying current is tough to do, especially when you have a full time job. Even for those who love their jobs or their positions, it is tough to set aside time to work on new skills. Or even brush up on old skills that haven’t been...