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 anyway. No,...

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 alongside you, it is imperative to remember they are most likely to see and evaluate issues and...

Database Administration is evolving

Steve Jones (t|b) wrote a blog post talking about the death of the title Database Administrator. Mind you, he was talking about the title of DBA, not the actual job of being a DBA. Semantics, right? If you look across the inter-webs, the death of the DBA has been a...

New Job Update

I’m a bad DBA, at least from the standpoint of blogging. Only because I haven’t done much of a lately. I did make sure to get a post in for TSQL2sDay to mention who I was thankful for. That was a great topic. So…if you’re wondering why I...

The Universe is funny about change

Interesting title on a blog dedicated to technical ideas like SQL Server huh? Well there’s a reason for this, which I’ll divulge shortly. After I moved back to Colorado from Oklahoma in 2014, I took a full time position as a SQL DBA for an area hospital....