Update: It shipped! It shipped!! Less than four months late! That’s not too bad in this industry.
There is an ongoing deployment-gone-wrong story involving SQL Server and about which I have heard nary a word on the SQL Server blogs. While it looks a lot like a classic, doomed-to-failure approach to deployment, surely there are lessons to be learned somewhere.
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Pieces of my Experts Exchange badge (left column on the home page here) keep dropping off. Am I losing skills as I grow older?
(Update: I must really be losing it. I misspelled “losing.” Fixed now.)
(Update to update: I refreshed the badge script and the widget looks much better now.)
Update: I have much more to report about the project, but I have to make choices between writing about it and developing, and right now the development work is taking precedence. Look for a new post soon. I hope. If this work sounds like something you might want to contribute to financially … Continue reading →