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Teach Your Children Well

Today’s the first day of school in my city, and the plethora of “OMG 1st day of school!” posts of Facebook and my own kids heading back in to slog through another year of fundamentals got me...

How I Became a DBA

The DBA job title is an interesting one. While everyone can understand “programmer” or “software tester” or even “system administrator”, the DBA role is so misunderstood by...

A Good Day

It was a fantastic day for good news. I’ll be honest, I didn’t have high hopes. Yesterday I was minding my own business, driving 55MPH (that’s 88.5KPH for the other 53,720,000 square miles of...

Daydreams 2 – Rollbacks (Ace Comic)

[This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Adventures of Ace, DBA] At the Council of IT… Related Pay attention Ace! Daydreams #1 Rolling back parameter changes? The Sin of...

Hostname (Ace Comic)

[This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series Adventures of Ace,...

Genesis (Ace Comic)

[This entry is part 20 of 22 in the series Adventures of Ace, DBA] The magic of creation… Related It was probably a database problem: Changes (Ace Comic) Avoiding Armageddon: High Performance...