Andy Warren

Thoughts on the PASS Virtual Summit

Some thoughts on the PASS Virtual Summit this year: Clearly the in-person option wasn’t doable. Just too hard to know infection rate, local rules, employer travel guidelines, attendee and...

2020-07-31 (first published: )

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A Pattern Based Approach to Masking Errors

A few years ago I had a requirement to allow both developers and customers to see rows from a table used to store error information while making sure that any PII, PCI or similar sensitive data was not displayed. The tolerance for “oops” was low! This article presents one way to solve the challenge by […]

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2020-04-27

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Covid Thoughts, So Far

I’ve gathered a bunch of notes from conversations and time reflecting, thought I’d write them down to at least be able to look back at them once the storm...

2020-04-04

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SQLOrlando Update

We’ve cancelled our upcoming Meetups in April and May due the loss of our venue (due to corona virus worries) though we would have probably cancelled them anyway. Our...

2020-03-16

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