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T-SQL Tuesday #98 – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

About This is a post for T-SQL Tuesday #98 and it is about a time when you faced a technical challenge that you overcame- for me this is a story about database corruption. #TSQL2sday was created by Adam Machanic. It … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Observations on SQLSaturday Events

TLDR Some of this will make sense. Some of this might not. Adapt to change! “It All Started…” This post started as something I saw on Twitter on 12/28/17 and then looked at some of the chatter on the #sqlsaturday … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #97 – Setting Learning Goals for 2018

About This is a post for T-SQL Tuesday #97 and it is about your learning goals for 2018. I too am a fan of Zig Ziglar and I seem to remember he also said a goal is a dream with … Continue reading

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Folks Who Have Made a Difference – Authors and Avatars

About This is a post for T-SQL Tuesday #96 and it is about “…the opportunity to give a shout-out to people (well-known or otherwise) who have made a meaningful contribution to your life in the world of data.” It is … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care Who You Are

Disclaimer This is a story about a SQL Server database administrator (DBA) I hired many years ago. I am no longer with that company and names have been changed. Except mine 🙂 About This is also a post for T-SQL … Continue reading

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Hard to Admit Academic Failures- Here Is Mine

The original post which inspired myself and others to respond: https://ozar.me/2017/06/i-failed-13-college-courses/ And now, an expanded version of my response. My academic career began in the mid-70’s. Some of my earliest memories of TV reporters were of Walter Cronkite wearing his … Continue reading

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