Why Hire A DBA?

Why on earth would anyone hire a Database Administrator? Your Windows Admin can install SQL Server with just a few clicks – It only takes a few more clicks to put a database there and grant permissions. Most of your vendors have simple setup scripts including...

5 Things SQL Server Should DROP

When I picture Paul Randal, I picture a guy who likes to run up to a bees nest at a crowded picnic and give it a good couple whacks. You know what I mean, it’s that laughing picture in his twitter profile. Or maybe it’s the devil’s advocate style he has. Maybe it’s...

Speaking at SNESSUG Wednesday!

Back in April, I invited Grant Fritchey to be our inaugural speaker to the Seacoast SQL Server User Group. My guess is he was frustrated with the traffic and time to drive from his office in Rhode Island up to New Hampshire in rush hour traffic. Why? Because shortly...