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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...

Changes (Ace Comic)

[This entry is part 19 of 22 in the series Adventures of Ace, DBA] It’s the only explanation! Related Ace has dealt with problems before… Default blame...