Another year recedes into the horizon and a new year dawns upon us. I’ve been thinking about what to make of the past couple of years and also how to look forward to the next. It’s been a while since I last posted so let’s get back as I share my commentary of the past, present, and future…Read More »
I’ve been putting on backyard fireworks shows for family and friends for a few years now. Each year becomes progressively bigger, more complicated, and I hope better. COVID-19 was a big obstacle to getting fireworks and supplies but we managed to put on a show for people.
Read on to see the show, details of construction, preparation, bloopers, and lessons learned.Read More »
Today, January 28th, is the annual Data Privacy Day.
Read on for data privacy hygiene tips!Read More »
Halloween is always a big deal in my house. There’s something about fire that draws us in and excites us in a primal way. Whether it is fireworks in the air or a carved pumpkin with flames shooting out the head.
Read on to see how to create a DIY flaming jack-o’-lantern!Read More »
Once again I put on a fireworks show for the Fourth of July. As per my standard, each year becomes bigger and better. However, this year was difficult because of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to see the show, preparation, bloopers, and lessons learned.Read More »
Like water flowing downhill, attackers will take the path of least resistance to compromise a system. Old technology that doesn’t learn new tricks is a prime target.
Read on about SCADA systems and the security implications of old technology.Read More »
A while ago I wrote a post about the SQL Server error log. Today I will show how to load the SQL error log into a table for analysis via T-SQL.
Read on to see a couple of ways to traverse all the error logs and load into a table for analysis.Read More »
September marked the 3 year birthday for my blog. It is times like this that I like to reflect upon the past year and see what I have learned.
Read on to hear about my last year in blogging!Read More »