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.

Some Blog Is Better Than No Blog

Welcome to the blog. I make no promises as to frequency of my writing.