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I recently finished reading The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters by Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom). I enjoyed the book and wanted to share some thoughts with you. (Or with y'all, depending on where y'all from). Frequent readers of this blog know a few things about me. You...

We are in a bar on Bourbon Street, upstairs in a private room for one of the vendor social events. I have no idea how Rob was even there, to be honest. But he sees me and, being Rob Collie, he wants some data....

Many DBAs liken their roles to being a mechanic, and with everything under the hood of SQL Server these days I think an F1 mechanic is an apt comparison....

I wanted to take a moment to give you some updates on a few things related to this blog. First up, you may have noticed things look a bit different here. The blog has been redesigned. In fact, it's not really a blog anymore. It's a real website that just happens...

As a parent of two soon-to-be-asking-for-the-car-keys tweens, I came across this post the other day and found it struck a chord with me. I've gotten the eye-rolls from my daughter for everything on that list by now. My son is younger but I am certain he will also hit a point where everything on...