Q & A: Learning ETL. Where Should I Focus?

A viewer on my YouTube channel asked, “Never been too deep into SSIS, but the new role I’ll be taking on involves ETL, should I be focusing on Azure Data Factory, or do you recommend I keep a foot in each of those worlds?” My response? At this time, it’s prudent to cultivate options in …
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(Some of) Why We Do What We Do, an Opinion

I encounter different personalities in the Technology Communities to which I belong. I’m not merely a consumer, I contribute a different personality as well. I’ve been playing and working in technology since 1975. One thing I’ve learned is: people believe the things they believe for a reason. Or reasons. I can hear some of you …
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Remain Standing

Why am I writing about this on a technical blog (instead of my personal blog where I discuss faith and culture)? In this post I discuss personal and professional perseverance. I make no apology for my faith or for sharing it in every setting – personal and professional. People are singletons; you cannot decouple components of …
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