Tag Archives: SQL Server

Long-Term Employment Is Dead

A few decades ago there was an implicit contract between employees and the organizations they worked for.  As an employee, you would be loyal and committed to the organization you worked for – giving it your labor and your attention.  … Continue reading

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Database Build and Release with Jenkins

Continuous integration: Our current workflow We currently use Jenkins (Hudson) as our CI build server.  All database development is done using Red Gate SQL Source Control and Subversion. SQL Source Control handles both the schema and the data changes. Our … Continue reading

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Job Hopping Is the 'New Normal' for Millennials

The average worker today stays at each of his or her jobs for 4.4 years, according to the most recent available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the expected tenure of the workforce’s youngest employees is about half … Continue reading

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Scale-Out’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

A recent blog post highlighted a Microsoft technical report which asserts that most Hadoop workloads are 100 GB or smaller. That is funny.. I used to work on a ten – terabyte database on Pentium 3 with the 32bit limit. … Continue reading

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Google 'average tenure of IT employment'

The average tenure of IT employees in the U.S. is 1.5 years, according to the Department of Labor https://www.google.com/search?q=forbes+average+tenure+of+IT+employment    

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Google's 'right to be forgotten' requests begin after EU court rules that personal data must be deleted from search results | Mail Online

So I guess I need to be a European citizen in order to qualify to do this? Does anyone know how exactly I become a dual citizen? Dead serious. I would love to petition to have Usenet history cleaned up. … Continue reading

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NoSql .. hilarious comment from reddit

One consideration should be whether or not it’s a good idea to have folks who lack expertise in database systems choose the database. One might consider that a risky approach. Kinda like having database folks choose your web framework, we … Continue reading

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Database CI and automated deployment with Jenkins: a Step by Step Tutorial

Up until last week I hadn’t used Jenkins. However I got it working in less than an hour and documented the process. So here’s a step by step tutorial on how to do it yourself. The point is that CI … Continue reading

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SSIS 2012 Continuous Integration using Jenkins and Octopus

Finally I was able to putting each component together. As I implement CI and Deployment system for the DB, I could understand why it is hard to find a novice friendly guide which explains all the basics and also provides … Continue reading

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I am in love with Linux. TurnkeyLinux.org

There is a reason that you are seeing this message today. Aaron is madly in love with WordPress. I want every single one of my friends and enemies lol.. to stop what you are doing.. and go setup a blog. … Continue reading

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