Feb 22, 2019
I'm wondering what you think. Is the idea of trading some paid time off (PTO) for student loan debt relief a good idea? That's what Unum, an insurance company, is offering. They give their employees 28 days off, which is quite generous. I don't know many people that get than many days off. If employees wish, they can...
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 20, 2019
If anyone sets up a new desktop machine, a new SQL Server instance, a new Elastisearch instance, or any other platform, you need to ensure there is default security. That was a problem recently with a financial company that had a default Elasticsearch instance up with no authentication required. When I look at the
Feb 19, 2019
I've a fan of Basecamp (formerly 37Signals). I think that Jason and David run their company, business, design, and software in a fascinating way. If I didn't work for an amazing company (Redgate Software), I'd might see if they want a DBA/evangelist.
Over the years I've read a number of interesting posts from...
Feb 15, 2019
I work with data on a regular basis, and I really depend on my cell phone to help me with both work and life. I regularly make notes and get ideas for articles and editorials from things that happen when I’m on the go. Without a smartphone, I’d be juggling a notebook and pen, perhaps pulling over and making notes...