It is time once again for you to gaze upon an intriguing scene and let us know what’s happening, in an amusing way as possible. Fabulous riches, in the form of a $50 Amazon voucher, await the winner. For the others: the warm, nay heady glow of participation.
Throughout December, Simple-Talk and SQLServerCentral hosted the second annual Tribal Awards. With these awards, we let the technical community choose members who they felt deserved recognition by opening up both nominations and voting to the public. The voting is over, and the videos recorded, so we’re very pleased to be able to announce the winners […]
We present a whimsical scene. The best (funniest) suggestion for what’s going on wins $50 in Amazon credit. As always, extra consideration is given to anyone who can tie it into computing somehow, but we don’t make it easy for you. 20 of these things, eh? My Photoshop finger is worn to a nub.
If you’re old enough, you may well remember the burst of sheer joy at ripping the wrapping paper from a Christmas gift to reveal a ‘Lone Ranger’ costume. “Who was that masked man?” we imagined our friends gasping, in envy and surprise, as we swaggered out of the room, sporting cowboy hat, silver gun and […]
Old DBA Scrooge is ready lock his developers out of the server and send them to the poor house (bear with me), when the spectre of his old CTO, Jacob Marley appears! What are these two chaps saying to one another? Let us know in the comments, and the one we like the most will […]
Nominations have been tallied and we have an official list of the Tribal Awards Finalists! Head on over to vote now. Best Article Gail Shaw – Gail Shaw’s SQL Server Howlers David Peter Hansen – When does SQL Server partition split move data? Aaron Bertrand – Readable Secondaries on a Budget Jeff Moden – Hierarchies […]