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It's hard to talk architecture these days without a mention of the Cloud finding it's way into the conversation. Everyone wants to know "is the Cloud right for me?" Unfortunately a lot of people have no idea what "cloud" truly means.Do some digging on what "cloud" means and you will find a...

I once bought a car so I could drive to work every day.Not exactly a crazy thing to do as most people own cars for one reason or another. Getting to work each day is as good a reason as any other. I had a specific set of requirements (to...

Most readers of this blog are likely to be familiar with the term accidental DBA. It is meant to describe someone that ended up in the role of database administration by pure chance. They simply happened to be in the right place at the right time (or right place at the wrong...

I don't care where you work, or what industry you work in, if you are in IT then your department is subservient to the business side.Don't believe me? You should. IT departments are outsourced to companies like IBM all the time. Ever hear stories about how people have worked for...

It's the night before Valentine's Day and I know what you are thinking: "What would Tim Berners-Lee be doing right about now?"I'll tell you what he is doing. He is linking data. After all, that is what drove him to create HTML over 20 years ago. No, he didn't invent...