Category Archives: professional development

IT People’s Technical Debt and Reputation Credit

In Canada and USA, when people apply for a credit card or a loan/mortgage, the lending institutions will always do a credit history check against the applicant, and based on the result, they will decide whether to approve the application … Continue reading

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Award from MSSQLTIPS.com

Today, I am excited and humbled to learn that I am awarded “Rookie of the Year – 2014” by MSSQLTips.com. I have to say it is probably my best decision in 2014 to write for MSSQLTips.com as I am not … Continue reading

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DBA Work Accounting

  One thing lots of DBA teams, esp. the DBA managers, feel uncomfortable is that it is difficult to quantify/log DBA’s workload and as such it is hard to argue to the upper management for more justified budget and human … Continue reading

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When Can You Be Considered As A Senior DBA

  As a DBA, when can you consider yourself as a senior DBA? If you read online posts, you will find most of the time, a senior DBA is judged by “Do you know this and do you know that?” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on DBA Professional Development

As a DBA, we have a lot to work on and also we have a lot to learn about. The asset that makes us as a DBA is our professional knowledge and skills, and as such, from time to time, … Continue reading

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