design Tag

Do You Make These 5 Database Design Mistakes? [SLIDESHOW]

A while back I wrote a post on the five database design mistakes you don't want to make. I always meant to build slides for the post but never seemed to have the time. I finally found a few odd moments here and there over the past few weeks and...

Slides From Reno SQL Server User Group Available

Well, I finally joined Slideshare.Here are the slides from my most recent presentation (Database Design, Size DOES Matter!) to the SQL Server User Group in Reno, Nevada last week:[slideshare id=17373029&doc=sizedoesmatter-130319122611-phpapp02]I'm going to see about pushing many of my presentations to Slideshare in the coming months. I like the idea of...

The Accidental Architect

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...