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Voting in the PASS Election 2015

Voting in the PASS Election 2015

  Another year, another set of elections. It’s that time where those who care about their industry and the future of the community we work within take to the PASS website to see who has put themselves forward and weigh up who they think should be on the PASS Board of Directors.     This […]

Career Progression

Career Progression

Deciding to change jobs can be one of the most difficult decisions you can make. At Dell I was part of one of the world’s most recognisable technological brands and was doing something that I enjoyed. So in that case why did I tweet earlier this week that I had left Dell?   Why I […]

Two things you probably shouldn’t say in an interview

Two things you probably shouldn’t say in an interview

If you look online you can find thousands of pages of advice on interviews as well as people asking for questions to ask or looking for answers to common questions. If you are looking for those things right now stop reading this and go elsewhere, this post isn’t really for you. For me this is […]

SQL Server Setup Portal

In another bid to make things easier for the SQL community Microsoft have launched a new SQL Server Setup Portal which can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/ff625277.aspx which has been described in Buck Woody’s blog as “a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about planning and setting up SQL Server” Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow […]

New Year, New Opportunities

Like many people I have taken the steps of acquiring a new job during the New Year merry go round. After a brief search I have been offered and accepted a position as a SQL DBA at a well known UK retailer. There have been lots of posts on forums and mailing lists asking for hints […]

Happy New Year 2010

I’d like to wish you all a happy new year in which we can all look forward to the release on SQL 2008 R2 and Powerpoint! Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Related posts: No related posts.

Merry Christmas 2009

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas! Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Related posts: No related posts.

Welcome!

Welcome to SQL.RichardDouglas.co.uk. This is my first post on this new site. I’m aiming to provide helpful SQL advice via a series of blogs and articles on a variety of subjects on what is now an immense database platform. Thanks for reading, Rich Richard DouglasMore Posts – Website Follow Me: Related posts: No related posts.