DBA Kevlar

Tips, Tricks, (and maybe a few rants) to make more DBAs bulletproof!

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So Brent Ozar’s group of geeks did something that I highly support-  a survey of data professional’s salaries.  Anyone who

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I make some odd New Year’s Resolutions and mine for 2017 was to add some smart home solutions to our

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I receive about 20-30 messages a week from women in the industry.  I take my role in the Oracle community

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We, DBAs, have a tendency to over think everything.  I don’t know if the trait to over think is just found

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How was 2016 for me? It was a surprisingly busy year-  blogging, speaking, working and doing. I posted just under

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The only thing that remains constant is change.   ~Heralitus This often is more apparent in technology than anywhere else.

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On the first day with Delphix, I provisioned with glee, an IT Manager Happy. On the second day with Delphix,

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UPDATE-  I want to thank everyone who supported this post and reached out to me about the challenges of managing

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I love technology-   ALL TECHNOLOGY.  This includes loving my Mac Air and loving my Microsoft Surface Pro 4.  I’ve

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The challenge of coding, is that you sometimes need to be aware of what can be impacted outside of your

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I thought I’d do something on Oracle this week, but then Microsoft made an announcement that was like an early

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OK, so I’m all over the map, (technology wise) right now.  One day I’m working with data masking on Oracle,

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It’s Friday and the last day of my first Summit conference.  I’ve wanted to attend this conference for quite a

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I think we’ve just about all heard enough about voting this election year, but I want to discuss a slightly

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I’ll be attending my very first Pass Summit next week and I’m really psyched!  Delphix is a major sponsor at

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I know it’s supposed to be an Oracle Technology Network, (OTN) Appreciation day, but for me, OTN is their OTN

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My sabbatical from speaking is about to end in another week and it will return with quite the big bang. Oct.

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The topic of DevOps and and Agile are everywhere, but how often do you hear Source Control thrown into the

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