Development Editorials Ethics

Legacy Systems are a Liability

In the past couple of years, it’s come up several times that legacy systems are a challenge to manage… no surprise there.  But what follows that conversation may be surprising – many times companies will take that first step, and decide that legacy systems are actually a liability.  That they’re something that should be removed, gutted, replaced if at all possible. […]

Editorials Ethics

The DBA Code of Ethics

In April of 2006, we worked out a code of ethics for DBAs.  I wanted to post it here and get your feedback.  I think it pertains fairly well, even after more than 11 years.  What would you add or change? This cannot happen in a vacuum though. It takes your feedback, your comments. I’ll do my best to pull […]