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Guest Columnist: Janet Wong

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What Makes a Good Programmer

Are top notch programming skills innate or can they be learned? Janet Wong takes a look at the skills and capabilities of great programmers in this essay.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/07/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: state of the business
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Are you ready for Data Warehouses?

Data warehousing is being used more and more everyday and longtime data warehouse DBA Janet Wong brings us a short look at her first project and some thoughts about warehousing in general.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/03/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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My Projects Have Never Failed

As a SQL Server DBA or developer, how do you measure the success of your projects? What about your users? Here is an interesting look by Janet Wong at a few of her projects and how their success was perceived. See if any of your experiences are similar.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Problems In Building a Data Warehouse

Building a data warehouse usually isn't a small project, but somehow management sometimes sees it as something that can quickly eb done with a tool or two. Longtime DBA Janet Wong brings us a look at some of the problems you might face when getting ready to embark on this type of project.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/03/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: design and theory
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The Dynamic Process of Loading Data

When loading a data warehouse, handling the ETL process of working with files can be problematic. Longtime DBA Janet Wong brings us an interesting solution that is flexible and efficient for quickly loading a number of files into a warehouse using DTS.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dts
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,885 reads

What's a Good Manager

What makes a good manager? In response to a recent thread, Janet Wong takes us through some of the good and bad managers she's had during her career and talks about the problems today with technical managers.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2007/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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The Data Warehouse DBA

We have hosted a number of articles on various aspects of being a DBA, but we have usually focused on production or development DBA. New data warehousing DBA Janet Wong brings us a look at another type of DBA, the data warehouse DBA and the skills they need.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: state of the business
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,911 reads

Developers and DBAs

The battle between developers and DBAs can be a rough one at times. However DBAs are often outnumbered by developers and need to be sure they fit in. DBA Janet Wong brings us one of her experiences about how you can better go with the flow.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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SQL Server Adventures for the Oracle DBA

Oracle and SQL Server are both database platforms built on SQL, but there are vast differences between them. Janet Wong brings us a tale of her experiences in moving from Oracle to SQL Server as a developer.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/10/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Data Quality

What is data quality? How do you measure it and how does it affect your data warehouse? SQL Server warehousing expert Janet Wong brings us a look at what data quality is and what it means to you.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/09/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: design and theory
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Do You Need a Data Warehouse?

Building a data warehouse is a complicated topic and a hot topic now. Many companies embark upon these projects without understanding what they really need. New author Janet Chan takes a look at some of the things you need to consider before embarking on a project such as this.   Read more...
By Janet Wong 2006/07/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: design and theory
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