My first technical job was taking horse bets at an off-track bar when I was 17.
Category: T-SQL Tuesday
For T-SQL Tuesday #146, I talk about a couple of crazy ideas I had in my head about filtered indexes.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about the scripts I use to keep a local system with all kinds of oddball metadata scenarios.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, TJay Belt asks us to talk about how we manage work/life balance.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about my two least favorite data types:
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday I talk about a few distractions I enjoy when not slinging T-SQL.
This month's T-SQL Tuesday is about what we've learned from presenting. I give an embarrassing account about how I learned to be prepared and not go off script.
This month's T-SQL Tuesday is about how we are dealing with the madness that is 2020.
Rob Volk asks us to share our favorite analogies that help explain database-related concepts to less technical folk.
This month, Elizabeth Noble asks us to talk about things we have automated (or want to automate). I talk about a project I just started, called GetAllTheErrorLogs.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Kerry Tyler asks us to talk about something that went wrong. I had plenty to choose from, and went way back to ~2002 for this short story.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, let's talk about something you're more likely to hear from a carpenter: Measure twice, cut once.
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.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about an opportunity earlier this year to significantly change my career trajectory.
For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about an incident where I've changed my mind about something I was previously pretty stubborn about.
I show that, in some cases, INSTEAD OF triggers can be better for performance than AFTER triggers.
For this T-SQL Tuesday, I talk about my methods for metadata discovery in new versions of SQL Server.
I give some scattered thoughts about how I have contributed to the SQL Server community throughout my career.
I recap a grand total of FIFTY entries in this month's T-SQL Tuesday. A lot of interesting submissions!
For my T-SQL Tuesday entry, I show off my hockey and football card collection, license plates from all over the world, and a very special collection of "Everything Happens to Aaron" books.