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Testing times with SMO

SMO gives every appearance of being a great example of over-reliance on automated testing at the expense of manual exploratory testing.   Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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IDEs sweet but beguiling

IDEs are wonderful, but tend to lull you out of the good habits of thinking up front about how the code you write will be monitored and tested. So argues Phil Factor.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/02/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Power BI Week

This week Steve Jones looks at the Power BI platform.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL, and Ye Shall Find

Phil Factor reflects on how hard it really is to develop a really effective database that meets the SQL Standards, and how as a result we are only beginning to realize fully the vision of relational orthogonality in databases.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/02/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Bogging Down in the Minutia of Minutes

Rodney Landrum gets lost in the fourth dimension, while coding the infinite possible combinations of SQL Server dates and times.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2016/02/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Muting the Immutable

Phil Factor on dealing with "immutable" domain data during database development and deployment.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/01/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Adios, IE

Microsoft ends support for IE on January 12.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The SQLite alternative to NoSQL

Phil factor argues that if you are within the SQL and relational mindset, there is no good technical reason to have to change, since SQLite takes care of all the small stuff and the new breed of NewSQL takes care of the jelly-masses of unstructured data.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2016/01/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Decisions

This week Steve Jones looks at how we make secutiy decisions for our systems, and whether this is really the best way to do things.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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IT Data Governance and the Insider Job

Good IT data governance is about crime-prevention as well as crime-detection. Legal action runs war a close second as being one of the more futile and debilitating of human activities, so prevention is always better.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/12/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Giving Thanks

Phil Factor is gratified to see just how much many developers and DBAs give back to their technical communities as well as society in general.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/11/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Mind your Database Ps and Qs

Louis Davidson explains why a little database courtesy goes a long way.  Read more...
By Louis Davidson (@drsql) 2015/11/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A big thank you

Grant Fritchey shows his softer side, extending his appreciation to all DBAs who work tirelessly to keep our software running in the face of adversity.  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2015/11/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Hot Jobs

This week Steve looks at the hot jobs that are going to have pay increases in the coming year.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Reality of Data Governance

Uncovering how the data 'works' in a business is harder than you might think. You can't get this knowledge second-hand from the IT department. You have to speak to the business at large. However, many people are fearful of the 'bod from IT' and the change that their IT initiatives will bring.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/10/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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What Can You Do?

Security alerts and concerns are serious, but that doesn't mean that everyone will treat them that way.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A Case for Database CI

This week Phil Factor looks at database continuous integration.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/09/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Whatever happened to Database Table Refactoring?

Phil Factor ponders why most people lost their initial enthusiasm for refactoring databases iteratively, in parallel with the evolutionary design of the rest of the system.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2015/09/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Overheard in Scandinavia

Rodney Landrum on the benefits and pitfalls of polite eavesdropping.  Read more...
By Rodney Landrum 2015/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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NoSQL inside SQL Server

This week Steve Jones looks at the idea of combining some NoSQL concepts inside of SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/09/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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