Ward Pond's SQL Server blog

Ruminating on issues pertinent to the design and development of sound databases and processes under Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Server 2000 (while reserving the right to vent about anything else that's on my mind)

May, 2009

  • Thank You, Chris and Jorge: Follow-Up to Chris Shaw’s SQL Quiz 4

    Last week I was tagged by Jorge Segarra (a/k/a @SQLChicken) in a meme started by Chris Shaw , who asked a great question about leaders in one’s career.  In reflecting on my response , it occurred to me that there was only one of the people I listed...
  • More Blog Disruptions

    I'm tweaking CSS in an effort to resolve the FireFox display issues. I'll update when this work is complete. 8:30p UPDATE: I've put everything back the way it was earlier today. The FireFox issue remains unresolved. -wp
  • Blog Disruptions Today Now Complete; New Toys Now Available

    UPDATED 3 May 2009 5:00p ET : My updates are complete for the day. I’ve widened the left-hand sidebar a pixel or three to accommodate two new toys, both of which may be found in the revamped News section: a little Flash app that shows my latest Twitter...
  • DWWTWT?: May 18-29

    This two week period was spent recovering from my latest bout of gastrointestinal distress: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 196 ...
  • DWWTWT?: May 4-8

    The week included my first foray into work-related driving in over a month, as I drove to Orlando on Tuesday and Wednesday to shadow a SQLRAP delivery.  The remainder of the week was spent here in the woods: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006...
  • DWWTWT?: May 11-15

    This was a full week of telecommuting in the woods: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 196 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 194 None (did not compete) 143 Other Transportation Employed...
  • DWWTWT?: May 1

    The weeks ends and a new month begins with one more day of telecommuting from sunny Florida: Commuting Options Selected since 12 June 2006 Mode of Transport Number of Invocations Telecommuted 188 Walked 218 Walked to the Bus 17 Drove 192 None (did not...