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Guru's Guide to SQL Server Architecture and Internals, The by Ken Henderson

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Chapter 5. I/O Fundamentals

Free thought is the repudiation of all coercion of authority or tradition in philosophy, theology, and ideology. It is the commitment to the theory that the power of cultural institutions can be morally exercised only when that power is limited by guaranteed and protected civil liberties possessed equally by all citizens.

—Richard Bozarth[1]

[1] Bozarth, Richard. “Free Thought.” Truth Seeker, 119(1):15, 1987.

I have always believed that the best way to learn about a technology is to use it to build things. Every computer technology I've ever learned—from hardware to operating systems to programming languages to applications and tools—I've learned by getting my hands dirty. There is no substitute for practical experience; ...

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