|Title<>||Wearing multiple hats. Being a DBA and a developer.|
|Audience||Wellington SQL Server User Group|
|Presenter||Dave Dustin – Wolters Kluwer Health |
Dave is also convenor of the Auckland SQL Server User Group
|Brief||Given the size of many New Zealand companies and their respective IT departments, many IT professionals wear multiple hats. Dave will be giving his view of coming from the development world into the DBA role, and what it means if you need to work in both areas.|
|Attendees||About 20 – a good number for us|
|Date/Time||Thursday 16 April @ 5:30pm|
It was unfortunate that Dave’s security key was not present, so that he was unable to start his laptop and show us his slides. However, he did remarkably well from just memory.
I was reminded of the usefulness of Test-Driven Development (TDD) aka “test-first” or “fail-first”:
|Further Comments|| |
He was not able to do the second half of his presentation, which was about Visual Studio Team System 2008: Database Pro edition – GDR.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Wellington SQL Server User Group Meeting April 2009
I attended a presentation last night: