An excellent discussion by Gail Shaw has been posted on her Blog SQL in the Wild, regarding the ongoing debate surrounding the inherent adversity there seems to be between those two illustrious groups we know and love as Developers and DBA’s.
I find it quite disheartening that there seems to be a presumption between these two parties that there will be some form of resistance to one another, perhaps at times even before a project has begun.
Communication is indeed the key. Collectively we share the same fundamental goal after all, to deliver solutions and services that perform to their utmost potential, in order to meet the business objectives.
It is high time that this presumption be swept aside and laid to rest.
You can read the full article here over at SQL in the Wild.