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Technical Debt – The (Not So) Silent Crisis

Technical debt can be painful …

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

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The last time I did any appreciable travel pre-COVID-19 was late January 2020. I went down to NYC for a customer meeting. My next trip was supposed to be SQLBits in the UK in March which never happened for obvious reasons. For the better part of the past 20 years, I’ve flown 50 – 100,000 […]

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Closing in on 30 Years in the Database World

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It was the fall of 1991. I applied for and landed a quality assurance internship at SQL Solutions in Burlington, MA which was located at 8 New England Executive Park right next to the Burlington Mall. SQL Solutions was purchased by Sybase not long after. I kept that internship through the end of graduation in […]

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We’re Only Immortal for a Limited Time

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Allan’s tribute to Neil Peart and lessons for T-SQL Tuesday

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A Letter to Myself at 20

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What advice would I tell myself if I was 20 againg? Allan participates in T-SQL Tuesday.

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