I just learned that National Volunteer Week recently passed, a time to remember and celebrate the irrepressible spirit of volunteering that shapes our lives, our communities, and our democracy. Volunteers are the most important resource community organizations have. The ability of people to work willingly together for the betterment of their community and themselves is what allows such organizations to change society for the better.
Overview Rarely a day passes where I do not interact with a client asking about how to leverage SQL services in Azure. There are many reasons why I have these conversations: Older SQL server instances such as 2008/2005/2000 are either out of support or ending soon (SQL Server 2008 SP4 is currently supported but it is in Extended Support mode).
Starting a new job would be considered a milestone for most people. For me, living with an anxiety disorder has hindered me from enjoying the attainment of many milestones in the past. With the help of medication and therapy, my ability to cope with anxiety in a new environment has decreased exponentially.