I look at DBA, DBRE, and SRE roles and share how they have differed in my experience.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about the community event that had the most profound impact on my career and, more importantly, my life.
I talk about a few of the things I worked on in my first month as a DBRE at Stack Overflow.
I talk about some of the things I do to be more productive, and hopefully some of these can help you in your role, too.
My first technical job was taking horse bets at an off-track bar when I was 17.
I recently sat down with long-time friend Kevin Kline, who grilled me a little about my new role at Stack Overflow, our industry in general, and why we sometimes stay in jobs we don't enjoy.
I was honored to be a guest on the most recent Mixed Extents podcast, along with my friend and colleague Andy Mallon, where we talked about patching SQL Server.
In the midst of job change announcements throughout the SQL Server community, I have a little announcement of my own.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, TJay Belt asks us to talk about how we manage work/life balance.
My daughter surprised me with a question about work last week, and I answered her by invoking Taylor Swift.
See how blogging can benefit both the author and the reader in this short opinion piece.
This month, Jess Pomfret hosts T-SQL Tuesday, and asks us to talk about our own personal life hacks that make our day easier.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk a little bit about how I make my imposter syndrome feel less like imposter syndrome.
With another new year comes the recognition of a standout contributor to the SQL Server community. Read on to see 2019's honoree.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about an opportunity earlier this year to significantly change my career trajectory.
Notes and ramblings from the annual WIT Luncheon once again sponsored by SentryOne.
Aaron Bertrand talks about a few of the things that he wished he had learned earlier on.
Aaron Bertrand announces the recipient of his third annual Community Influencer of the Year award.
After getting tagged by Denis Gobo, I put my 2011 goals down on paper.
I was tagged by Tim Mitchell (twitter) in a recent meme launched by Paul Randal (twitter), entitled, "What three events brought you here?" Well, I've lied told stories about this in the past. If...