From the “all-your-databases-are-belong-to-me” department…

I figured the best way to start this spot is with 4 ways for absolutely anyone to make their DBA’s life easier. Never start a conversation with “I just need this one thing, really quick”. This rule can be expanded to replace one with any given number. Reasoning: You are not a DBA and most likely do not know what else the DBA is working on, it is much better...