Students in the field of Computer Science are often led to believe that the most lucrative and interesting career paths available to them are as developers, but this discounts a whole array of other roles which incorporate use of novel technologies to fix interesting problems. My passion for data..
As we come out of university we're usually in the mindset that there are only a few paths to follow within the sector of Computer Science, the most common being a Developer and that technical skill is the only skill that is demanded.
SQLBits, one of the best conferences for the Microsoft Data platform in the world, has recently closed the session submissions and the Coeo team has entered a great range of talks covering the different technologies within the Microsoft Data Platform.
Too often, a disaster recovery plan can look a little like it was put together by the underpants gnomes.
Phase 1: Take database backups
Phase 2: ???
Phase 3: Recovered from disaster
Starting with taking backups isn’t the worst idea (can’t say the same for collecting underpants), but this approach..
When DBAs are troubleshooting issues, solutions are sometimes applied in the heat of a critical incident which solve the problem, which are then walked away from because the issue has been “fixed”. With experience and a better understanding of the broader issue of long-term solutions, you realise..
Speaking at events isn’t something that comes naturally to me and I think many people who work in the tech industry find computers easier to interact with than humans. Nevertheless, I think public speaking is a really worthwhile skill; whether to small groups or large conferences it’s important to..
SQL Bits is a highlight of the year for European data professionals and this February's conference schedule is shaping up to be an exciting one.
Since becoming a Mum I’ve found working life hard. Really hard. Don’t get me wrong, I expected disruption and compromise but what I didn’t expect was the overwhelming feeling of guilt. Guilt I impose upon myself, I’m sure, but it’s constant. I'm pretty sure that the guilt that comes along with..
I’m increasingly meeting people at data and tech community events who need to query SQL Server databases, but who don’t need to know how the database engine works, how to create databases – in fact how to do anything other than connect and retrieve data. That can be a problem for some training..
As the HR Manager at Coeo I’m often asked what it takes to create a great environment where people love to work. This question is not as straightforward as sounds because we’re all unique and motivated by different things at different times in our careers. If we get married, buy a house, have..