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Archives: September 2010

The Lone Ranger And Data Integrity

Many IT Pros can relate to the the Lone Ranger. With the aid of but one trusty side kick, the Lone Ranger stands to protect the unsuspecting townsfolk from the wayward derelicts that plagued the American frontier. He also ate bacon three meals a day.

Like the Lone Ranger, IT… Read more

9 comments, 855 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 29 September 2010

Using Excel As A Reporting Services Datasource

It’s been said that Excel is the poor man’s database. I don’t know about that, but I can tell you that an awful lot of data lives in Excel spreadsheets in corporate America and around the world. Whether it’s project timelines or employee lists, many business depend on Excel.

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0 comments, 266 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 15 September 2010

A Community Divided

People have been screaming from rooftops for a month now about the PASS election process, ever since a beloved member of our SQL Server community was shunned in his bid to run for the PASS Board of Directors. The community has reacted vocally. PASS has reacted defensively. And unfortunately much… Read more

0 comments, 358 reads

Posted in Joe Webb on 3 September 2010