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Professional Development

I will be presenting at SQL Konferenz in Darmstadt, Germany next month. If you are in, or near, Darmstadt in February I hope you take the time to join us at SQL Konferenz!...

I've written before about how databases are like a car engine, and DBAs are like a car mechanic. That's been the traditional view for production DBAs for, well, forever I think. And that analogy may have been true at one time, and may still be true for some DBAs. But the industry...

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....