Articles tagged automate

20 April 2022
20 April 2022

A day without meetings

Back when it was more difficult to work from home due to bandwidth, I would often head into the office to work for several hours on some weekends and bank holidays like President’s Day. I was a database administrator and was always involved with many projects, but what would make me give up my well-deserved … Read more
23 February 2022
23 February 2022

What do employees want?

The “great resignation” is one of today’s most popular news topics. It’s an employee’s market as companies have difficulty keeping and attracting talent. Folks across the spectrum of careers give varied reasons for leaving, from seeking better benefits and pay to launching a small business they’ve always dreamed about. However, instead of blaming employees, organizations … Read more
26 January 2022
26 January 2022

DBAs and DevOps

Lately, you’ve heard about DevOps. Is it just another buzzword, or is it something you should investigate? DevOps emerged over ten years ago to solve the problems of the Agile methodology. Not that Agile is bad, but there were often disconnects between developers and the operation teams who had to deploy the software. Software that … Read more