Tag Archives: Humor

  1. Tales of a DBA fed up with NOLOCK. Part 1


    February 16, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Nov 12, 2014 Dear Diary, They asked for help again. Every now and again everything slows down and they see …
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  2. ‘Twas 4:45 Friday


    December 16, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    ‘Twas 4:45 Friday, and all through the office not a creature was stirring, not even the bosses. The code was …
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  3. Argenis and the unicorn hoodie

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    July 2, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Early yesterday Kirsten Benzel(b/t) announced something very exciting, at least exciting to me. Argenis Fernandez(b/t) has agreed to wear a …
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  4. T-SQL Tuesday #54: Interviews!


    May 13, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s T-SQL Tuesday again and this month our host is Boris Hristov (b/t). He has asked us to discuss Interviewing. …
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  5. Why is there a sysobjects when we already have sys.objects?

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    May 5, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Once upon a time in a version of SQL far far away we had system tables that were easy to …
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  6. T-SQL Tuesday #53: Why so serious


    April 8, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Why so serious? If you ask anyone who knows me they will tell you I’m not a terribly serious person. …
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  7. T-SQL Tuesday #52: Keep your head down!


    March 11, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    It is T-SQL Tuesday again and this month we are taking the road less traveled. Michael J Swart (b/t) has …
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  8. The 12 days after release


    December 24, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    On the first day after release my developer gave to me a performance problem on a crucial query   On …
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  9. Who’s on call


    November 13, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every morning we have a daily meeting and my manager asks who’s on call. And every morning some form of …
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