About a while ago, I wrote a note about slowing down, taking the time to enjoy what we are doing, and focusing on one thing at a time. I am running an experiment in my own life. I’m trying to slow down and focus intimately on the task at hand, which is not easy. Distractions … Continue reading Focus and embrace new habits
You need to update one or more columns in a table with millions of records with data from another table, what's a good way of going this with low risk and in an optimized way? One of my favorite ways of dealing with millions of records in a table is processing inserts, deletes, or updates … Continue reading How to (efficiently) update millions of records in a SQL table
You ever feel like time is not enough, or that you aren't doing enough? Guess what? You are, slow down. We work too much and too hard. We need to slow down to allow ourselves to do our best work. We also eat too fast. Slow down and enjoy the food and the people around … Continue reading Slow down
Software development is hard, and it isn't always the programming language or the framework you use, it's the people who work on it. People are an essential part of a team; everything can be easily changed and fixed, but to achieve effective communication and a great culture, you need to make sure people work well … Continue reading Enabling software engineering teams for success.
As we continue to be in quarantine, I’ve been walking more than usual, trying to fight boredom and insanity. Walking has always been one of my favorite activities, especially when it is paired with a good audiobook or podcast. Staying home is the best we can do to help avoid spreading this virus, or to avoid getting … Continue reading Maintain your mental health during the pandemic, go out for walks.