Monthly Archives: July 2014

Stability, crossroads

When I was a kid, my grandparents and uncles/aunts told me that when I grew up, I should set my sights on being in charge.  “The head honcho, that is what you want to be”.  I don’t think they did … Continue reading

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No more stray user Tables in Master

If you are a database admin or a developer with DBA privileges, you are probably familiar with this problem: rogue objects in “Master”. Take a look at your Master DB. Browse the catalog. You will see some tables and stored … Continue reading

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Leading, without the title

A few weeks ago, I was asked an interesting question about leadership. My head went right into thoughts of the paperwork and drawing insights into the process and seeing things from the perspective of my boss and boss’ boss. In … Continue reading

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Reserve fuel tank for a HDD

My motorcycle has a pretty cool feature. It has a reserve fuel tank. When the main fuel tank runs out, the engine sputters a little, and then switches to the reserve tank and a blinking logo appears on my dashboard. … Continue reading

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