1. Pivotal Moments

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    May 8, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    I mentioned that last summer, I spent a lot of time in Pittsburgh building out a new team. I’ve also …
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  2. The Peer Ally

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    March 20, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    When I first started my job six years ago, the guy responsible for onboarding me started introducing me to all …
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  3. Taking a Good Bet

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    March 17, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    As I was building my team in Pittsburgh, I went through a ton of resumes. It seems that we were …
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  4. Doing it Yourself

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    March 16, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    I trust my team, and I trust them a ton. Every once in a while, though, it’s a good idea …
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  5. From the Community

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    March 13, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    Over the course of my career, I’ve hired dozens of people. A good chunk of them have been part of …
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  6. Building on Diversity

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    March 10, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    Sometimes, it’s the lessons you don’t intend to teach that have the most impact. More than a decade ago, I …
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  7. Where’s Mike?

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    March 8, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    One of my New Year’s resolutions was to do more blogging. It’s early March, so I guess I should get …
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  8. SQL Saturday Boston – Pilot Not Flying

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    March 6, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    In addition to being a data geek, I’m also an aviation geek. Aviation references make sense to me. Heck, I …
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  9. Calling for SQL Saturday Boston BI 2017 Precons #sqlsatbostonbi

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    March 1, 2017 by Mike Hillwig

    It’s hard to believe that while we were putting the final touches on SQL Saturday #585 Boston, we were also …
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  10. SQL Phone Home: Teaching Your SQL Servers to Call for Help

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    March 19, 2016 by Mike Hillwig

    I’ve worked in quite a few shops that have differing views on SQL Server monitoring. A lot of this involves …
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