I hope you can make time for a learning break at work today – register directly at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/279348610 to learn more about how to deal with your corporate Security and Compliance teams, and what you can do to keep your databases secure.Read more "Reminder: I’m Presenting Security, Compliance, and SQL Server Today at 3PM Eastern"
My first webinar of the year! I’m joining forces with the GreenSQL and MSSQLTips to present Security, Compliance, and SQL Server on January 29th at 3pm Eastern. I’ll be talking about how to work with/understand the Security and Compliance teams – what drives them, what they hope to accomplish, and why they sometimes ask you […]Read more "Security, Compliance, and SQL Server Webinar on January 29, 2014"
Most larger and all publicly held companies will have some sort of compliance team – often a few varieties, ranging from internal audit to privacy to an IT specific compliance team. All charged with making sure that policies exist and are adhered to, that the audit standards are met, and last but not least, determining […]Read more "Working With Compliance"
Part of why I love IT is finding patterns and creating new ones. Patterns by themselves are interesting, but when you’re able to automate a pattern that’s when you start to really deliver value to a business. The result of that work is what I call process, and it might range from a batch file […]Read more "The Power And Pain of Process–Part 1"
I work with a client that has an office about 25 yards from a train track and recently the railroad company decided it was time to do some maintenance on a large length of the track including that piece by the office. That ‘maintenance’ consisted of replacing all the ties under the rails. If you’ve […]Read more "Working on the Railroad"