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Archives: June 2010

Now on SQLPASS, “Can Integrity Be Learned?”

Ok, I admit it.  I’ve done about as good a job publicizing my monthly professional development column, Plays Well With Others, as NBC did when the transitioned Jay Leno back to the Tonight Show.

So I’m going to try to better, henceforth and forever more!  Two entries ago, I… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 30 June 2010

In-Memory Databases (IMDBs)

Moore’s Law tells us that CPU’s get a LOT faster over time.  Unfortunately for the database professional, all of the secondary elements of our databases DO NOT get a lot faster over time.  Overall, the main methods of storing data since the 1960’s, magnetic tape and hard disks, have improved… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 28 June 2010

Live! TechNet Radio: Microsoft Cloud Services – SQL Azure

Jack Handy, famous from Saturday Night Live

Just wanted to let you know that a TechNet Radio episode and interview I did about cloud computing is now live on TechNet Edge. It was the featured spot on Thursday, June 3rd and is also featured on the TechNet homepage.

I’ve… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 18 June 2010

Toad Just Keeps Getting Better

Toad for SQL Server Wins Best of TechEd 2010 in the Database Development Category

Toad and I go way back.  I first started with Toad as a user on the Oracle DBMS back in the early 1990’s.  When I started at Quest Software back on January 2nd of 2002, one… Read more

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Posted in Kevin E. Kline on 14 June 2010