Don Jones

Tech | Career | Musings

Anna writes: My jobs has changed to just programming with PowerShell, basically automating mundane SQL server tasks. It has been a challenge automating and executing my job concurrently. I tried different ways to organize my day and it just frustrating. I work during the day and code at night. After 3 years of this I …

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Folks talk all the time about the “Mentor/Mentee” relationship. Let me say up front that I absolutely recognize how language shifts and evolves over time, and that there’s no point railing against some linguistic nitpick. But Imma do it anyway.

Brandon writes: I read the “Which path should I take” post and it got me to wondering – what do you recommend for those of us who have already reached a level our younger selves would have considered success, but now want to plan for the next 20 years? With the changes to administration (Azure/Office …

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A reader writes: Hi Don, here’s a Q for AMA: I work at a fast growing software company as a Microsoft stack admin. The IT dept is small. I have good pay, benefits, opportunity for annual bonus and work/life flexibility, but corporate IT runs Linux and Windows server like it’s still 2006. All on-prem hosted …

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