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SSWUGtv: Laura answers: What is a good CRM for remote employees that tracks what they are doing every minute?   SSWUGtv: Steve talks about SQL Server Permissions and walling off the castle.   SSWUGtv: How can women navigate office politics while staying professional, staying  focused on their career goals, etc?  
 

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Running Multiple Versions of Software  -  Sometimes it makes sense to have multiple versions of software. When the software is quite expensive, multiple versions may occur more often. How does that impact those working with this kind of deployment?

Secure Your Connection String  -  This is an old problem we continue to ignore or have custom solutions to resolve. Are there any standard practices? Are they platform specific, or will they work in multiple environments?

The New DBA  -  Will the Database Programmer follow the same path as programmers of COBOL? Or, will the DBA role morph into a broader set of skills for both SQL and NoSql persistence engines?

Modern Persistence  -  In the past we asked if we should only use ANSI Sql so our code worked in many engines. Now that we have non-relational engines, what should our question be?

Wrapping Up HTML5  -  Today we share some final thoughts about the state of HTML5 and the move towards the utopia of write once, run anywhere.

Moving Off the Web Server  -  As HTML5 and JavaScript specifications are being implemented on browsers the potential to offload work from the Web Server to the Client Browser continues to grow. Are you moving in that direction?

Accessing Sharded Data  -  I talk about database sharding a lot because it is more than a fad; it is a technique allowing systems to grow to a large scale without a huge outlay of cash. Today I'm digging into the real issue when sharing your data, simplifying data access. How do you get to the correct shard quickly with a simple client interface?

Code Smell vs. Technical Debt  -  Both Code Smells and Technical Debt need to be managed appropriately, and will cost you if not addressed. Check out the feedback from our readers.

Your Code Stinks  -  Not all of it. But we all carry code that stinks because it doesn't hurt for the time being. Perhaps there are other fires that are more important. But, you need to track your Code Smells!




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