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11 things I wish I could tell myself as a Junior Software Developer – Michael’s Coding Spot

I’d like to tell my junior self that in 10 years, there wasn’t a single bug I didn’t eventually solve one way or the other. Even bugs that seem extremely scary, are eventually conquered. — Read on

What I’m Reading 18 April 2007

International Considerations for Database and Database Engine Applications Strategies for Partitioning Relation Data Warehouses in SQL Server Physical Database Storage Design International Considerations for Notification Services How MSN Messenger and MSN Hotmail scales with SQL Server 2005 Scaling out SQL Server 2005 Database Mirroring FAQ Database Mirroring […]

What I’m Reading 28 Nov 2006

Its been a busy few weeks for me and I haven’t had as much time to catch up on my reading as I’d have liked. This is the list of things that I have been / trying to read. Software Development at Microsoft Observed Microsoft Research paper on developers� typical tools and work habits and […]

What I’m Reading 19 July 2006

SQL Server 2005 Integration Services – Security VSTS4DB: First impressions Agile Database Development : Agile development at MSFT and tid bits about VSTE for DB Pros Creating your first database unit test Types of database unit tests Database Unit Test Verification Index Examples and Tradeoffs SQL Server Query Optimization Team: Hints for DML queries Analyzing […]

Google Reader

I read a lot of blogs everyday. Not every article, but I like to at least skim the headlines and read the ones that really interest me. There’s a lot of interesting things to be learnt by reading outside your immediate field of work too. Anyway, Its hard to check up on ~200 blogs every […]

What I’m Reading 23 Jan 2006

My Issues With SSIS Event Handlers (And Why I’ll Use Them Anyway) Jamie Thomson’s response to the above article Design Issue With SSIS BIDS Package Configuration Wizard SSIS: Be wary of using SourceSafe Enabling SSIS packages in Reporting Services Reports

What I’m Reading – 10 Jan 2006

A quick list of things I am / have been reading in the last week. Metadata tool and whitepaper for BI components SQL 2005 Metadata Samples Toolkit and whitepaper now available SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Metadata Whitepaper SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence Metadata Samples Toolkit Indexes: An Overview and Maintenance for Performance Recovery Planning […]