If you’re reading this, you probably already know that while backup strategies are important, restore strategies are what really matter. If you aren’t able to restore a database when a disaster has occurred and money’s on the line, you may find yourself very quickly updating your resume and leaving town. Practicing restores will not only [...]
In my previous post I looked at 4 reasons to learn the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard (DSK). I’ll now take a look at the other side and give you 4 reasons why you might not want to.
1. You’re Already A Good Typist
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good you’re a DBA, developer, consultant, or someone [...]
For quite a while now I’ve been intrigued by the Dvorak Simplified Keyboard (DSK). I was first introduced to it by my mentor at an internship during college, and after reading about how Dr. Dvorak’s layout of the keys came to be, I thought it would be neat to learn given its advantages. After giving [...]
I’ve never been a fan of Apple. Despite making a living off SQL Server, I don’t consider myself to be a Windows fanboy by any stretch of the imagination either, but I never imagined that I would buy a Mac.
One of the easiest arguing points back in the day was the availability of software. Games [...]