Posts by Jes Schultz Borland

Signing off

Dear Brent Ozar Unlimited readers: thanks for following me for three great years. I’m off on a new adventure, but I hope to see you at a user group, a SQL Saturday, or a conference in the future! I’m leaving with a lot of great memories – and here are a few of my favorites…
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Backups, Restores, Corruption, and You: How Strong are You?

You and your databases have a strong relationship. You back them up, and check them for corruption. They provide the business with information day after day. Don’t let your relationship come to this! Then, one day, your relationship is rocked. The backups are too slow. The restores are too slow. There is…gasp…corruption. Are you prepared…
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Advice to an IT newcomer

Women in Technology (yes, Clippy is a woman, too) We recently got the following question for Kendra and Jes in the Brent Ozar Unlimited® mailbox: Six months ago I stumbled into the IT world. Do you have any advice for someone (a woman) starting off in the IT industry, specially someone without a computer science…
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