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.
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.)
The Proximity project is coming along. I have successfully loaded a large family tree from a GEDCOM file and a very large set of pedigrees downloaded from Ancestry DNA using DNAGedcom.com. Name, place, and date parsers are working reasonably well, although there is considerable room for improvement. I have been … Continue reading →