PASS MN Slides
I spoke at a PASS MN meeting today on the topic of "Optimizing SQL Server: What Developers Can Do and How DBAs Can Help." You can view the slides.
Task Estimate Worksheet
I gave a talk at MinneBar 12 on software estimation. I have more thoughts on that talk and the subject of estimation; another time. I promised the attendees a copy of the task estimate worksheet I demonstrated, though, so:
Musings on "Bug Duty"
Development teams at Stack Overflow share the responsibility of addressing bugs through a rotation known as "bug duty." On the Jobs team, the four or five developers each take two weeks in alphabetical order by first name. I am between my first and second weeks of bug duty for the current rotation.