Get back to fundamentals DBAs!

Article review: Fundamentals of SQL Server Statistics by Esat Erkec. Erkec is a SQL Server professional who began his career 8+ years ago as a Software Developer and he is a SQL Server Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert. Erkec’s article is excellent at explaining the fundamentals of SQL Server statistics. Points discussed by Erkec: Statistics play… Continue reading Get back to fundamentals DBAs!

DBAs, Do you work with jerks?

Book review of “Wait, I’m Working with Who?!?: The Essential Guide to Dealing with Difficult Coworkers, Annoying Managers, and Other Toxic Personalities” by Peter Economy. Economy is the bestselling author of Managing for Dummies and is The Leadership Guy at Inc.com. He has more than 1,500 columns published to date. In their words ” …… Continue reading DBAs, Do you work with jerks?

DBAs, just do 3 things to be successful!

Book review of “3 Things Successful People Do: The Road Map That Will Change Your Life” by John C. Maxwell. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, coach, and author who has sold over 19 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more… Continue reading DBAs, just do 3 things to be successful!

Slowdown ahead DBAs

Ok DBA colleagues, so after 4 years and 215+ weekly blog posts, I am going to switch to monthly blog posts starting October 7, 2021, until the end of 2022. This blog post first appeared on Retireddba.com: https://retireddba.com/ Gif is provided by Giphy.com. Search for additional blog posts: Ad Pluralsight – Start your Free Trial… Continue reading Slowdown ahead DBAs

DBAs, the deadine is coming!

Book review of “The Deadline Effect” by Christopher Cox. Cox has written about politics, business, books, and science for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Harper’s, Wired, and Slate. In 2020, he was named a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a visiting scholar at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Cox explains how… Continue reading DBAs, the deadine is coming!