5 Rules For Making Graphs

Nice simple article for making your charts and visualisations look better and communicate better.

http://hackerspace.lifehacker.com/5-rules-for-making-graphs-1605706367/+whitsongordon

You don’t have a Big Data problem.

Brilliant summary of the bastardisation of the term Big Data by Brent Ozar: You don’t have a Big Data problem. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BrentOzar-SqlServerDba/~3/_Za2Mt8llQQ/

DBA Reactions

A few colleagues and I have been getting a good laugh from this series of animated gifs put up by Brent Ozar ( blog | twitter ) on this tumbler page.

Nearly all of “Strategy Consultants” I work with live in a world of PowerPoint, so this one amused me a lot:

http://dbareactions.tumblr.com/post/41357047431/when-the-datamodel-arrives-in-powerpoint-format

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