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SQL Azure

I want to help clear up any confusion around how SQL Server collects, stores, and uses data. I have some thoughts I want to share regarding the updated statement as well as the End User License Agreement (EULA)....

So, while the world’s collective media shine a light on the never-ending list of security breaches, I suggest that there are actually more common, and dare I say, even bigger threats that data professionals need to guard against. Not all data professionals are guilty of every one of these sins;...

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...