Monthly Archives: July 2010

What Does a DBA Do?

There are many tasks that database administration (DBA) must perform to keep databases — and the applications that rely upon them — available and efficient. Continue reading

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A Few More Books I’ve Been Reading

A look at several new and interesting books on database and data-related topics. Continue reading

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Book Review: SQL Antipatterns (2010, Pragmatic Bookshelf)

SQL Antipatterns helps you to avoid the pitfalls of database programming. Continue reading

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Book Review: My New iPad (2010, No Starch Press)

This book can help you to uncover the tricks your iPad can do… but it is more for newbies than for the initiated. Continue reading

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My New Business Tool

My new iPad is a useful business tool… and more. Continue reading

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