David Tate is a full-stack software consultant but his family thinks that he fixes wireless computer printers. David uses his work energy to create things that do not compare to the simple elegance of the tree outside his window. He once saw a bird that looked like Madonna. He blogs at http://davidtate.org and tweets @mixteenth.
All DBAs need to engage in a little project management to help make sure everything runs smoothly. In this extract from the book Tribal SQL, David Tate explains his system for managing workload, coleagues, and projects, and how not to be just "the guy who says no".… Read more