It’s time for another T-SQL Tuesday! This month’s blog party is hosted by Boris Hristov (blog | twitter) and the subject is about interviews and hiring. First I thought about writing a rant about the beginning of every interview and hiring process: recruiters. You can’t live with them and you can live without them. But […]
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The folks at http://sqlperspectives.wordpress.com are reviewing the SQL Server Deep Dives book a chapter at a time (one chapter per week). The review is usually done by more than one person, so far there are already 8 chapters reviewed. I think that this is a very cool idea, it is almost like a book club. […]
I noticed Brent Ozar worked on a SQL book titled: Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting. This book is now available and I decided to ask Brent some questions about this book. This interview was conducted by email, enjoy. Denis: Is the book geared towards a beginner/intermediate level user or do you have to […]
I read SQL Server 2008 Administration in Action and really like this book, I have reviewed SQL Server 2008 Administration in Action here: Review of SQL Server 2008 Administration in Action I decided to ping Rod Colledge about doing an interview and he said yes. Some of the questions came from our forum users in […]
Most of the database developers these days don’t work with just one RDBMS, a large percentage will work with at least two of them. SQL In A Nutshell will help you with that, no longer do you have the need for two or more books open at the same time. I asked Kevin Kline if […]
Google Interview Questions
So the economy is really bad and your job might be on the line, Google is always looking for new talent. Here are 2 questions that they asked a friend of mine. What would you answer?
1. You have been shrunk down to the s…
Pro SQL Server 2008 Relational Database Design and Implementation is one of those books that should be in the hands of every SQL Server developer. There are tons of SQL Server programming books around but none of them covers the fundamentals of a good S…