You may be surprised that Forbes magazine ranks Database Administrators as the ‘happiest’ job for 2014! The article says the job has become more popular as DBAs’ roles have changed, with technology moving to the center of what many businesses do and a key driver of success. But we always knew that!
The weeks are speeding by as we approach the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Phoenix. Personally, this event brings with it a lot of mixed feelings as it is time to see old friends but, will also end my year as IDUG’s president.
Happy New Year! In addition to my holiday traditions, I also have a January tradition: lunch at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. I'm not a farmer or associated with agriculture but it's a nice change of pace.
As 2013 comes to a close, I must pause a moment to reflect on the great successes I have seen over the past year. It has been a quite a ride thanks to our members, dedicated volunteers and partners. Here’s a look back at highlights from our 25th anniversary year...