11 January 2022
11 January 2022

English language confusion

The technology books I’ve written go through a couple of edits, first by someone knowledgeable in the subject area and then by a copy editor. The copy editor will fix misspellings, awkward sentence structure, and grammar. The occasional modification alters the meaning of a sentence, but overall, I’m happy with the updates. I’ve worked on … Read more
28 December 2021
28 December 2021

Making predictions

Steve Jones (@way0utwest), Grant Fritchey (@GFritchey), and I are often asked to predict trends in technology, especially at the end of the year. This year we were asked about the kinds of challenges and trends, especially for monitoring and DevOps, that will be seen for database professionals in the near future. Just like the answer … Read more
16 November 2021
16 November 2021

10 reasons why Python is better than C# (or almost any other programming language)

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After resisting learning Python for years, assuming it was just another object-oriented programming language, Andy Brown now gets what the fuss was about: Python really does make coding quicker. This article lists 10 reasons why Python is better than C# and will make your programming life easier (and two reasons, in fairness, why it might not).… Read more
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