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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;...

Last night it occurred to me how many lessons there are in the movie Elf for DBAs and sysadmins in general. So I decided to write a quick holiday post today using quotes from the movie. As always, you're welcome. ...

DBAs get paid for performance but we keep our jobs with recovery.Being able to recover data is the most important job function you have as a DBA.  If you can't recover your data because database backups are missing, or corrupt, then you should consider a new line of work.The year is...