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 […]

Administration Editorials Encryption/Data Security Ethics Security SQL Server

PowerBI, Using that Data, IoT and the Borg

Yesterday Ben posted about where, exactly, the responsibility for security lays.  Is it with the DBA?  The network team?  Is it with the person or team that could have prevented the latest breach?  It’s a great question.  Make sure you check out the post if you haven’t seen it yet.  (Here’s a link) As we continue this revolution into more […]

Editorials Ethics SQL Server

Building Data Estates… and Your Legacy as Data Folk

I’ve been listening (and re-listening) to a number of MS Ignite presentations – I love getting insight into the direction, the goals and the overall vision that they present when they’re talking about big over-arching issues.  Things like “tweak this statement” fade away and we’re left with directional, vision-oriented things.  That’s the good stuff.  It’s in the one of the […]