Month: October 2012

The Accidental DBA?

I suppose so. After 14 years in the Army, National Guard, and Reserves as a Military Policeman I decided I wanted to get out, go to school and to be a Database Administrator. I had no real clue what they did, but I’d worked with Access and was in awe at the potential. I looked Read More

Arsenal v QPR (27.10.12)

1 Nil to the Arsenal!  Another hugely lackluster performance wherein AFC controls the ball for 80% of the match without producing much in the way of shots on goal and, of course, goals.  This time I watched the match from the local pub, and there are often fellow Gooners on hand to share in the pain.  I’m not Read More

Arsenal v Schalke 04 (24.10.12)

Another match day! With great excitement I leaped out of bed this afternoon (remember I work nights) after just 5 hours of sleep, donned my AFC Jersey + Scarf over my PJs and prepared to go GOONER as AFC hosted Schakle 04. Just as MSG stopped annoying me with Erik Wynalda the screen changed and we Read More

First! The First Blog on the New Site – @DBAGooner

The first entry into the journaling under the DBAGooner title lands itself firmly in the Gooner category.  After what seemed like months off for the international break everyone was ready for league action to start again.  AFC was looking poised to come off a successful spell prior to the break with an easy 3 points Read More