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The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk

The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk
If your company is thinking about jumping on the social media bandwagon then this book is required reading. You should be able to finish this book in one sitting, it is only 256 pages. The length of the book is…


From Eli’s Shelves: Books for IT Architecture

Most companies reach a point in their lives when they realize that they aren’t entirely sure what IT resources they have, how they’re deployed, what direction they’re headed, or whether they’re ready for the next big shift from the business. Some companies visit this point multiple times, either in response to shifts in the company or business landscape or as a result of letting the environment devolve back into it’s primordial beginnings.


What I have read so far this year

My goal for this year is to read 50 books. At this point I have read 27 books.

1st quarter 2011

1) Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Hiro Protagonist–hacker, samurai swordsman, and pizza-delivery drive is living in the Metaverse and people start…


What SQL Server book would you recommend for a Sybase and Oracle admin?

Someone I know has over 10 years experience with managing Sybase and Oracle boxes. He now needs to also manage some SQL Server boxes. What books would you recommend? This is to manage 2008 instances, there are no 2000 instances anymore 🙂 Ted Krueger gave me the following recommendation 10 years experience on any database […]


2010 Goals For SQLDenis

I was tagged by onpnt in his 2010 Goals post. So here is my short list of goals that I would like to accomplish in 2010 Upgrade our servers to SQL Server 2008 This is an easy one since it already happened this week. We went to new machines from machines that were 6 years […]