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Why not jump in and help?

A look at helping others and some take aways. Continue reading

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Free Your Mind. Release Your Inner Developer

Some philosophical thoughts around how even an operational database administrator should also understand the development side of things. Continue reading

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2015 Program Committee

Why I volunteered for the 2015 PASS Summit Program Committee. Continue reading

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Bucket List – Achievement Unlocked!

A look at one of my bucket list items and what has transpired that will allow me to cross it off the list. Continue reading

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Mistakes

A look at some mistakes I’ve made so that you can learn from them. Continue reading

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On-Call = AWESOMESAUCE!

Yeah, I went there. So, let’s go back to July 4th, 2013.  I was on call that week of the holiday and on that very day I happen to be doing the dishes after finishing supper.  A common thing in … Continue reading

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Playground or Not, That Is the Question!

A quick discussion on whether or not you think that a QA environment should be treated like production or should it be treated like a “playground” for other purposes. Continue reading

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Pay It Forward.

A brief story about my one of my philosophical beliefs. Continue reading

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