Accomplish – Atriunfar http://atriunfar.net/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 06:00:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://atriunfar.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-3-150x150.png Accomplish – Atriunfar http://atriunfar.net/ 32 32 Tennessee did something against Ball State that took 11 games to accomplish last season https://atriunfar.net/tennessee-did-something-against-ball-state-that-took-11-games-to-accomplish-last-season/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 01:48:35 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/tennessee-did-something-against-ball-state-that-took-11-games-to-accomplish-last-season/ One of the big concerns about the Tennessee Vols entering the 2022 season was whether or not they could keep the pressure on opposing defenses past the first quarter. The Vols had several quick starts last season, only to slow down after the first quarter. As a result, keeping your foot on the gas was […]]]>

One of the big concerns about the Tennessee Vols entering the 2022 season was whether or not they could keep the pressure on opposing defenses past the first quarter.

The Vols had several quick starts last season, only to slow down after the first quarter. As a result, keeping your foot on the gas was a priority for Tennessee this offseason.

Based on Thursday night against Ball State, it looks like the Vols have made some progress in this area.

Last season, it took Tennessee until their 11th game of the season to score more points in the second quarter than in the first quarter (they also accomplished that feat the following week against Vanderbilt).

September 1, 2022; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Walker Merrill (19) scores a touchdown against the Ball State Cardinals during the first half at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin – USA TODAY Sports

Thursday night against Ball State, the Vols once again got off to a fast start scoring 17 points in the first quarter. But they didn’t let go after their first start — Tennesse scored 21 points in the second quarter.

Of course, it’s just Ball State. But that’s something the Vols didn’t do last season against teams like Bowling Green or Tennessee Tech.

It’s obviously the start of the season and we still have a lot to learn about the 2022 version of the Flights. But their ability to keep their foot on the accelerator is certainly a good sign.

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What’s in Kelly Withers’ superintendent contract? – Salisbury Post https://atriunfar.net/whats-in-kelly-withers-superintendent-contract-salisbury-post/ Wed, 31 Aug 2022 04:07:18 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/whats-in-kelly-withers-superintendent-contract-salisbury-post/ What’s in Kelly Withers’ superintendent contract? Posted at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 SALISBURY — Kelly Withers does not yet have a start date as superintendent of Rowan-Salisbury Schools, but her contract details full details of her first term. Here are the basics of the contract: Benefits and compensation Withers will receive $185,000 […]]]>

What’s in Kelly Withers’ superintendent contract?

Posted at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022

SALISBURY — Kelly Withers does not yet have a start date as superintendent of Rowan-Salisbury Schools, but her contract details full details of her first term.

Here are the basics of the contract:

Benefits and compensation

Withers will receive $185,000 each year in monthly installments.

She will benefit from 10 days of paid leave for each school year in compensation for her commitment to “work many hours, including nights and weekends, beyond the time necessary for the performance of her duties”.

She will receive $500 per month as compensation for her business travel expenses in Rowan County. The board will also reimburse him for out-of-county travel at the same rate it compensates other employees. Withers can also use a district vehicle to travel outside the county.

She will receive the same benefits offered to other professional employees.

Withers can be paid as a part-time employee to take on the role of superintendent.

The board will pay up to $1,000 per year for professional and civic memberships “if the superintendent deems it necessary to maintain and improve professional skills, enhance civic involvement, or advance the mission of the school board.”

She will be provided with a cell phone, service and other technologies to perform her work.

Term

The duration of the contract has a start date no later than October 24 and extends until June 30, 2026. The contract can be extended.

The Board may terminate the contract for cause with due process including 10 days written notice of “charges” and an audience. The board can unilaterally terminate the contract, but in that case they would be required to pay Withers 24 months’ salary or the remaining time of the contract.

The board “no later than the date of the last regular meeting” in January before the expiration of the contract will advise Withers of “his intentions regarding the renewal of his contract”.

Terms

Withers will have to keep her state superintendent’s license.

She must live in Rowan County.

The contract specifies that she is responsible for administering the schools under the direction of the board.

She is expected to participate in professional development programs and attend professional meetings with the approval of the Chairman of the Board.

The board will prepare a written assessment each year “based on goals established by the board after consultation with the superintendent.” This review will take place by October 15 each year and the board will have the discretion whether or not to increase the superintendent salary after evaluation.

Withers will have a number of powers typically granted to superintendents, including immediate acceptance of resignations, organizing other district employees. The contract stipulates that the superintendent must consult with the board before transferring directors or cabinet members.

The contract also states that the board will defend the superintendent in legal actions brought against her while “acting within the scope of her employment.”

Withers, with the approval of the chairman of the board, will be permitted to accept private consultations and speaking engagements and may serve on boards that “do not interfere” with her performance. The contract requires vacation or time off to be used for any private consultation during normal working hours.

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Punjabi man who has never been to the gym creates Guinness world record for most push-ups with applause https://atriunfar.net/punjabi-man-who-has-never-been-to-the-gym-creates-guinness-world-record-for-most-push-ups-with-applause/ Mon, 29 Aug 2022 05:34:19 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/punjabi-man-who-has-never-been-to-the-gym-creates-guinness-world-record-for-most-push-ups-with-applause/ Kuwar Amritbir Singh, a fitness enthusiast from Gurdaspur district in Punjab who has apparently never been to a gym, has achieved Guinness World Records for performing the most push-ups in one minute. His remarkable achievement stunned many as he completed 45 push-ups in sixty seconds while adopting a tough training regimen to achieve his record. […]]]>

Kuwar Amritbir Singh, a fitness enthusiast from Gurdaspur district in Punjab who has apparently never been to a gym, has achieved Guinness World Records for performing the most push-ups in one minute.

His remarkable achievement stunned many as he completed 45 push-ups in sixty seconds while adopting a tough training regimen to achieve his record. The 20-year-old performed finger push-ups and clapping after each dive, which made his task even more difficult.

In an interview with Times Now, Kuwar explained his preparation for the challenge. He put in four hours of practice every day for 21 days to accomplish the feat. On a daily basis, he starts his day at 4 am and trains for two hours in the morning and then trains for two hours in the evening.

Kuwar believes that a gym or fancy equipment is not a requirement to be a successful fitness athlete. He made his necessary training equipment from bricks, empty bottles, cement, iron rods and other materials. The fitness sensation also mentioned that his diet consisted of simple foods and he didn’t consume any protein supplements.

“I don’t use protein supplements. I only eat what is cooked at home. Curds, milk, butter and ghee are constant in my diet,” Kuwar said.

The youngster, from the village of Umarwala in Batala, started his fitness journey at the age of 16. Kuwar etched his name in World Records India after performing 118 Knuckle pushups in one minute. He also holds the Indian Book of Records title for becoming the youngest individual to perform 35 push-ups in 30 seconds.

A final year student in physical education at Gurunanak Dev University, Kuwar is also a social media influencer. The young aspirant has over 1 lakh followers on his Instagram handle, where he constantly posts fitness and workout videos for his fans.

Kuwar is on a mission to inspire more young people to fitness and he has proven that all it takes to stay fit and healthy is absolute dedication and determination rather than a gym or any other equipment of sophisticated bodybuilding.

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The British Columbia Olympic bobsled champion has achieved more than he dreamed https://atriunfar.net/the-british-columbia-olympic-bobsled-champion-has-achieved-more-than-he-dreamed/ Sat, 27 Aug 2022 17:39:39 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/the-british-columbia-olympic-bobsled-champion-has-achieved-more-than-he-dreamed/ Justin Kripps had no lofty dreams of stepping onto the Olympic medal podium when he first rode a bobsled 16 years ago. “I just wanted to get as good as possible,” Kripps said. “It was really just the journey, the challenge of becoming the best you can be at something. And that led to so […]]]>

Justin Kripps had no lofty dreams of stepping onto the Olympic medal podium when he first rode a bobsled 16 years ago.

“I just wanted to get as good as possible,” Kripps said. “It was really just the journey, the challenge of becoming the best you can be at something. And that led to so many things.

Kripps’ illustrious career took him to Olympic gold in the two-man with Alex Kopacz in 2018, then bronze in the four-man at the Beijing Olympics in February, with Ryan Sommer, Cam Stones and Benjamin Coakwell.

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So when Kripps recently pondered his future after ticking more boxes than he ever imagined, he decided it was time to move on.

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The 35-year-old from Summerland, B.C. announced his retirement Thursday, along with Sommer and Stones.

“I felt like I accomplished more than I expected, and I kind of realized that now that I’ve won the medal at four, and I’ve done it with this team where we stayed four years, and it was such a Cinderella story, and then having a gold medal in the two-man, it was kind of like, where would the motivation come from to work as hard as I should for another four years?” Kripps said in a phone interview.

“I want to put that energy somewhere else.”


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Bobsledder Justin Kripps loses his grandmother ahead of gold medal race – February 20, 2018

Kripps, who said he spent most of Thursday reminiscing by reading posts and comments about his retirement on social media, also has two world championship silver and three bronze medals.

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Security, he said. had also become a concern after a few crashes last season. The fear of permanent damage was hard to shake.

“You realize as you get older that the sport is a bit dangerous,” Kripps said.

“I remember years ago one of my driver coaches said to me, ‘You’ll know when it’s time to retire, because you’ll think less about how to get down the track the most. quickly and you will think more about getting home safely.’ I kind of had those thoughts this year.

“I thought about it a bit. I’ve had a very long career, and I’ve come through it pretty much unscathed and accomplished a lot. And it looks like the perfect exit point.


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Kripps was slow to let the dust settle after the Olympics before making up his mind.

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“Obviously a lot of emotions go into (the Olympics), and it’s not the best time to make big decisions in life,” he said.

Kripps & Co. won bronze in Beijing in thrilling fashion, going into the fourth and final run with a 0.08-second lead over the fourth-placed Germans.

Their gap lead shrank to 0.01, but they held on to bronze by a sliver – 0.06 seconds. He and Kopacz, who is retired, tied a German sled for gold in 2018.

Kripps said he would miss those moments shared with his crew the most.

“Definitely competing with my teammates, just having that common goal and going to those races, fighting with the Germans for the podium, just that feeling of accomplishment and accomplishment with your friends and teammates when you do well,” he said. he declared.


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Sommer, a 28-year-old man from White Rock, British Columbia, took up bobsledding after a ‘random challenge’ to attend a recruiting camp while battling wildfires in northern Alberta.

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It “ended with an Olympic medal and a lifetime of memories,” he posted on Instagram, saying competing for Canada was something he had dreamed of since watching the Olympics on TV. when he was a child.

“Celebrating the highs and dealing with the lows, along with my teammates, are some of the things I will miss the most as I leave this sport,” he wrote.

Stones, a 30-year-old from Oshawa, Ont., wrote on Instagram under a photo of the four-man crew in Beijing: “What a great ending. . . Let’s move on to the next chapter.

“Tschuss! he added, the German word for “goodbye!”


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Former Edmonton bobsleigh pilot Alysia Rissling retires from the sport – February 6, 2022

Kripps posted: “I pushed myself further than I thought possible and learned who I was in the process. I wouldn’t even change the worst day or the toughest fight I’ve had because my greatest times seemed to come right after the toughest times.

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Kripps said he and his wife Breanne are still planning for their future. They live in Calgary, but his wife’s job — she’s a dancer — has taken them to Vancouver quite often recently.

“I’m exploring different options,” he said. “I really want to consider staying involved in the sport in some capacity.

“I feel like I had such an amazing experience. I would like to pass on the knowledge and experiences that I have gained and try to help the next generation have an experience similar to the one I had .


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Destiny 2, Sea of ​​Thieves, and the Seasonal Content Problem https://atriunfar.net/destiny-2-sea-of-thieves-and-the-seasonal-content-problem/ Wed, 24 Aug 2022 18:04:38 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/destiny-2-sea-of-thieves-and-the-seasonal-content-problem/ sea ​​of ​​thieves recently received its long-awaited “Captaincy” update, packed with features hopeful pirates have been asking for since the game launched in 2018. Now you can name your ship and decorate it with custom trinkets and cosmetics – simple but appreciated things like that. But the larger update wasn’t as popular. Since the launch […]]]>

sea ​​of ​​thieves recently received its long-awaited “Captaincy” update, packed with features hopeful pirates have been asking for since the game launched in 2018. Now you can name your ship and decorate it with custom trinkets and cosmetics – simple but appreciated things like that.

But the larger update wasn’t as popular. Since the launch of the Captaincy update, the game subreddit and official forums have been flooded with posts decrying the new “milestone” system, a series of layered trackers that are supposed to “allow you to look back at all the unique things you’ve done”, as the game’s creative director Mike Chapman put it in the recent studio of the studio. season 7 deep dive video.

The thing is, sea ​​of ​​thieves‘ most dedicated players have already done “unique things” – and a lot of not-unique things – for over four years. The in-game menu has pages and pages full of “recommendations” that track everything from how far you’ve traveled under specific faction flags to how many skeleton ships you’ve sunk since reaching Pirate status. Legend. But new milestones all start at zero, regardless of how many tens, hundreds, or thousands of hours a player already has in their log. Veteran players may have already earned tons of gold, completed hundreds of quests, and slain dozens of Megalodons, but if you want any of these new trinkets or rewards, you’ll have to start all over again.

Image: Rare/Microsoft Studios

Putting new players and veterans on an equal footing is one thing when it comes to new voyages or quests, but quite another: an indicator that Rare isn’t respecting the vast amounts of time that its most dedicated players have already invested in this game.

Rare has already updated the system to reduce some of the more outrageous milestones, like 100 hours spent sleeping, drinking hot toddy, or literally being on fire – things no player would ever accidentally accomplish in the normal course. Game. sea ​​of ​​thieves chief designer Shelley Preston took a look at the game official blog to clarify the designers’ thinking on the update as a whole: “The intent of this system is to let you track your unique way of playing and the things you most enjoy engaging with, and then give you rewards for it.”

In other words, these milestones aren’t meant to be a checklist that you tackle one by one, but a reflection of your personal playstyle that no individual player is meant to completely complete. But the system is supposed to only track what a player does on a “captain” ship, which didn’t exist before (although that’s basically a silly justification, since I’ve obviously been the captain of my own ship in sea ​​of ​​thieves For years).

Preston also explained that many of these trackers were literally not coded into the game before, making them impossible to assign retroactively. Anyway, as a long time gamer, seeing all those big zeros is still awful, especially for trackers who were in the game, in the form of congratulations. For sea ​​of ​​thieves‘ most dedicated gamers, the Captaincy update left a bittersweet taste than a week’s grog.

Sea of ​​Thieves Captaincy Features

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This is not a problem unique to sea ​​of ​​thieves, yet. As game designer Cliff Bleszinski recently underline, more and more games are shifting to seasonal models that promise an endless escalation of new content for players and new work for developers. A game that, if it had existed ten years ago, might have received an expansion or two, exists today as a “live service game” – a game that is treated more like a subscription than a one-time purchase product, usually with a new premium battle pass every few months.

There’s nothing wrong with the battle pass system itself; whatever the game, it usually gives hardcore gamers new things to earn just by playing the way they want, while allowing more casual gamers to ignore it entirely.

But the overlapping hamster wheels of the live-service model — and the need for developers to constantly add new wheels to keep players in place — often lead a game’s most ardent fans to feel disrespected. .

That’s the reason I quit playing Destiny 2. In 2020, several months into the pandemic, developer Bungie announced the “equipment sunset” system, whereby weapons and armor that players had earned would be phased out to make room for new toys. released every season. This system was intended to address several real problems: Destiny players tended to only use best-in-class weapons for each inventory slot, ignoring many of the new weapons released each season (many of which were boring reskins from ‘old guns, but that’s unrelated). That meant less grinding of new content from each season and, perhaps, more time spent playing other games. Additionally, Destiny’s huge sandbox of weapons and abilities has always been difficult for Bungie’s designers to balance.

Whatever the intent, in practice the “gunsetting” system was simply Bungie’s last way to wipe the slate clean. Instead of letting Guardians play however they wanted, the system forced them into funnels by continually rendering new batches of weapons mathematically useless. If I were to log in Destiny 2 now two years later I’d find a chest full of guns and armor, trophies that represent fond memories of Nightfalls and raids and Crucible matches my friends and I sweated and cried – most of which are, as of now, effectively worthless. Their number is simply not high enough.

Destiny 2The developers of have spoken at length about the problems they have in attracting new players. Here’s Assistant Game Director Joe Blackburn discussing it with GameSpotand design director Victoria Dollbaum in conversation with Gamer on PC. For developers, wiping the slate clean for all players is a tempting way to ease onboarding. But ignoring the achievements of players who have spent thousands of hours in their world feels like overcompensation.

In 2021, Bungie dropped the gear timer system. Blackburn wrote that even though the studio “still believes in [the] objectives” that the timer infusion caps were intended to achieve,” it is clear [its] execution was irrelevant. However, Bungie continued to add items such as destinations and activities to the “content vault”, effectively removing them from live play to reduce the game’s file size and direct players to newer items. With the announcement of Destiny 2of the next big expansion, fall of lightthe studio has also promised to end this practice.

But for some players, myself included, the damage was done: Bungie had once again tried to deny the hundreds of hours we chose to spend in its world, and there’s no guarantee that they will not do so in the future.

The Mountaintop, a weapon that hasn't caught up with current Destiny 2 content

Image: Bungie via Polygon

By definition, live games are constantly evolving, and developers are always looking for the best way to attract new players while keeping fan content invested. It’s a difficult balancing act, but it’s not impossible. Fortnitefor example, usually gets this right. Any cosmetics earned or purchased throughout the life of the game stay usable forever, and things that are rare tend to stay rare and continue to reward player investment – they were the for that in-game event or season, and they can still show off the loot no matter how much time has passed.

Some MMOs also respect players’ investment. Take Final Fantasy XIV, which received its version 6.2 patch this week, adding new content like Island Sanctuaries. FFXIV players can show off their achievements with earned titles and flashy relic weapons, which never go out of style. The “level sync” system ensures that high-level players cannot fight their way through old content to earn prestigious items, while the game’s version of a transmogrification system, called Glamours, guarantees that you will always be able to show off your trophies.

All this to say that there is are live games that strike the balance between keeping veteran players satiated and wooing new ones. Designing systems that reward both sides is undoubtedly a difficult task. But the alternative – repeatedly burning out your game’s most passionate fans – can only have diminishing returns.

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What Melvin Brown hopes to accomplish in his first 100 days https://atriunfar.net/what-melvin-brown-hopes-to-accomplish-in-his-first-100-days/ Tue, 23 Aug 2022 02:05:18 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/what-melvin-brown-hopes-to-accomplish-in-his-first-100-days/ Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Melvin Brown released his first 100-day plan for the school district. Calling it his 100-day tour “Examine. Identify. Strategize. Engage. Listen and Learn,” Brown, whose official contract began July 1, travels the district with six goals in mind. Goal 1: Every student will succeed academically and be prepared for life, work, […]]]>

Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Melvin Brown released his first 100-day plan for the school district.

Calling it his 100-day tour “Examine. Identify. Strategize. Engage. Listen and Learn,” Brown, whose official contract began July 1, travels the district with six goals in mind.

  • Goal 1: Every student will succeed academically and be prepared for life, work, and college
  • Goal 2: MPS will partner with families and the community for the education of young people in Montgomery
  • Goal 3: MPS will recruit, develop, support and retain staff who meet the needs of each student
  • Goal 4: MPS will provide optimal and equitable learning environments;
  • Goal 5: MPS will encourage efforts to enable students to be healthy and ready to learn
  • Objective 6: MPS will be efficient, effective and transparent in its business operations.

The district was under state control or intervention from February 2017 to the end of 2021. Among the biggest concerns: district finances, university students, and council governance. Transport, communications and the child nutrition program were also on the list.

During an advanced review during the response, State Superintendent Eric Mackey called it “the worst I have ever seen”. He cited outdated school board policies, school board ethics and conduct, communication, overly teacher-centered learning, lack of equitable learning opportunities, lack of teacher engagement in curriculum changes and budget management.

Here’s the progress Brown hopes to make over the remainder of his first 100 days, which will end in October.

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Exploring Hope: An Information Consumption Challenge – Chadds Ford Live https://atriunfar.net/exploring-hope-an-information-consumption-challenge-chadds-ford-live/ Sun, 21 Aug 2022 09:44:39 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/exploring-hope-an-information-consumption-challenge-chadds-ford-live/ Coronavirus. China and Taiwan. Russia and Ukraine. Inflation and recession. The headlines of the modern world are frightening and cause much fear and anxiety in the human heart. But how many hours a day do you consume news media? How many news podcasts do you listen to? How many hours a day do you spend […]]]>

Coronavirus. China and Taiwan. Russia and Ukraine. Inflation and recession.

The headlines of the modern world are frightening and cause much fear and anxiety in the human heart.

But how many hours a day do you consume news media? How many news podcasts do you listen to? How many hours a day do you spend watching cable news? I am not suggesting complete abstinence from the news media. We must be informed citizens. However, today I would like to offer you a simple challenge: read your Bible and pray as much as you consume the media.

How

First, track your news consumption. Be honest. Counting Facebook, Twitter, news websites, podcasts, radio and cable news, how many hours of news do you consume daily?

Second, assess your news media consumption. Could it be less? Could it be more? There is no right or wrong answer. However, I encourage you to define in advance how many minutes/hours per day you want to devote to news consumption. Stick to your plan.

Third, balance your news consumption with prayer and Bible reading. If you watch the news for 30 minutes every morning, consider adding 30 minutes of prayer and Bible reading to your morning routine. If you don’t have enough time, reduce your news consumption and increase your time in God’s Word.

Why

I believe this challenge is useful for two reasons:

First, prayer is powerful. God works through prayer to accomplish His sovereign purpose in the world. Therefore, by devoting more time to prayer, you are reminded that God is in control of events on the national and international scene. You don’t have to be afraid or worried about anything!

Second, the Bible is powerful. It teaches us about God. It teaches us about ourselves. He teaches us the way to salvation and how to live. The apostle Paul says, “All scripture is inspired of God and helpful to teach, to convict, to correct, and to instruct in righteousness, that the man of God may be finished and equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3 : 16-17).

Therefore, the more grounded and grounded we are in scripture, the better able we will be to assess and deal with the events of our time.

About Will Stern

Originally from Colorado, Will Stern is the pastor of Hope Presbyterian Church in Garnet Valley. He majored in violin performance for his undergrad and taught violin for several years before being called to ministry. He studied theology at Duke University and Westminster Theological Seminary.


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Datadog extends support for Microsoft SQL Server and Azure database services https://atriunfar.net/datadog-extends-support-for-microsoft-sql-server-and-azure-database-services/ Thu, 18 Aug 2022 01:30:40 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/datadog-extends-support-for-microsoft-sql-server-and-azure-database-services/ Datadog has extended monitoring for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure database platforms that leverages Datadog’s database monitoring product. With this extensive support, database engineers and administrators can identify and resolve database performance issues such as expensive and slow queries, bad indexes in SQL Server or Azure databases, and bottlenecks in their applications. “We launched […]]]>

Datadog has extended monitoring for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure database platforms that leverages Datadog’s database monitoring product.

With this extensive support, database engineers and administrators can identify and resolve database performance issues such as expensive and slow queries, bad indexes in SQL Server or Azure databases, and bottlenecks in their applications.

“We launched Database Monitoring last year because we wanted to help our customers reduce database costs, resolve performance issues, and increase collaboration between engineers and database administrators,” said said Omri Sass, product manager of the Application Performance Monitoring group at Datadog.

“By adding support for SQL Server and Azure database services, Microsoft users are better able to achieve these goals and discover and implement the right database enhancements while gaining time communicating and reconciling information,” Sass continued.

“Microsoft Azure SQL Database and SQL Managed Instance are fully managed database services that feature built-in security controls, automated maintenance, and are always up to date,” said Ramnik Gulati, senior director, product marketing, data and AI at Microsoft.

“Expanded support for Datadog’s Database Monitoring product further strengthens this collaboration by providing Microsoft customers with deep insights into their managed and self-hosted SQL Server, PostgreSQL and MySQL databases, enabling them to create and scale workloads with confidence,” Gulati said.

Datadog Database Monitoring for Microsoft SQL Server and Azure database platforms includes the following features:

  • Query metrics: View metrics such as average latency, total execution time, and number of rows queried to identify problematic queries and use historical query performance data to track long-term trends.
  • Explain plan analysis: Visualize the differences between multiple execution plans for individual queries to identify hot spots and drill down from execution plans to related metrics to understand the impact of inefficiencies on performance.
  • Query, database, and infrastructure metrics: View and monitor query-level and host-level metrics together to better understand how resource constraints affect database performance.

Database Monitoring is available for Microsoft customers using SQL Server or Azure Database Platforms.

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How close is America to fracking? The author of “How Civil Wars Start” explains https://atriunfar.net/how-close-is-america-to-fracking-the-author-of-how-civil-wars-start-explains/ Mon, 15 Aug 2022 17:27:24 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/how-close-is-america-to-fracking-the-author-of-how-civil-wars-start-explains/ detroit today People identify very differently depending on the political party they vote for. Liberals are more likely to live in cities, be agnostic or atheist, and have non-white friends. Conservatives tend to be whiter, more religious and live in more rural areas. We know that these divisions and factions have caused divisions and deadlocks […]]]>

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People identify very differently depending on the political party they vote for. Liberals are more likely to live in cities, be agnostic or atheist, and have non-white friends. Conservatives tend to be whiter, more religious and live in more rural areas.

We know that these divisions and factions have caused divisions and deadlocks in Congress, but how far does the division really go? We know this country could break – it has done it before. But will it be again? And if so, how would we know? What are the warning signs?

“White supremacists believe the United States is a white, Christian nation. And they believe it is their right to fight for the United States to remain a white, Christian nation. This is going to be very difficult to do nationally, but in some states like Michigan they may be able to pull it off. – Barbara Walter, author of “How Civil Wars Start and How to Stop Them”


Listen: The possibility of civil war in America – and what it would look like.



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Barbara Walter is a professor at the University of California, San Diego and a specialist in civil wars and violent extremism. His new book is “How Civil Wars Start and How to Stop Them.” She says that initially things would change at the state level, especially with state lawmakers moving further to the right than the general population, and local white supremacist militias popping up in rural areas.

“White supremacists believe the United States is a white, Christian nation,” Walter says. “And they believe it is their right to fight for the United States to remain a white, Christian nation. This is going to be very difficult to do nationally, but in some states like Michigan they may be able to pull it off.

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Son of Ohio State basketball great Troy Taylor prepares for USA amateur https://atriunfar.net/son-of-ohio-state-basketball-great-troy-taylor-prepares-for-usa-amateur/ Fri, 12 Aug 2022 10:02:59 +0000 https://atriunfar.net/son-of-ohio-state-basketball-great-troy-taylor-prepares-for-usa-amateur/ Troy Taylor hasn’t dominated his son on the golf course since the kid started cleaning his clock over a decade ago. “He started beating me at golf when I was 9 years old,” Taylor said. “It was over at this point.” Troy Taylor II chuckled. The 22-year-old Michigan State graduate, who starts Monday in his […]]]>

Troy Taylor hasn’t dominated his son on the golf course since the kid started cleaning his clock over a decade ago.

“He started beating me at golf when I was 9 years old,” Taylor said. “It was over at this point.”

Troy Taylor II chuckled. The 22-year-old Michigan State graduate, who starts Monday in his first American amateur game, won’t say his old man is unlucky — it’s not exactly Tiger Woods vs. Charles Barkley − but hey, Dad is unlucky.

“When I was 14, he probably got close a few times,” Troy II said. “Or at least where in the last four holes I had to concentrate.”

Zing.

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Dad manages to make things interesting when disability is added to the equation, but “head-to-head he didn’t come close,” Troy II said.

August 10, 2022;  Delaware, Ohio, USA;  Troy Taylor II plays golf with his father, former Ohio State basketball star Troy Taylor, at the Delaware Golf Club.  The Westerville South product who qualified for the US Amateur is preparing to enter his senior year at Michigan State.  Mandatory Credit: Adam Cairns-The Columbus Dispatch

It’s a different story on the basketball court, where Dad Taylor still boasts the same soft shot that saw him as the 6-foot Ohio State guard finish the 1984-85 season with percentage. impressive shot of 0.518. He ranks 20th in school history with 1,497 career points and holds the record for steals in a single game with eight.

“We are not playing one-on-one, but shooting? I can’t hang out with him,” Troy II said.

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