David Poole

David Poole has been developing business applications since the days of the
Commodore Pet.

Those were the days when 8K was called RAM not KEYBOARD BUFFER.

He now works as Data Solutions Architect at Moneysupermarket
  • Interests: Badminton, Cycling and Music. Keen piano player.

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Design your systems and processes for auditability

I have worked in more than one regulated industry, and since the banking crisis of 2008, I have witnessed a sea change in the approach to regulation.  The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) was seen to be a toothless tiger.  The UK government replaced the FSA with two separate bodies, each with its own more […]

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2021-10-25

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Soft Skills: Controlling your career

Technical skills come and go while soft skills will serve you throughout your life. They will have the greatest influence over your career, job and role.  For some people soft skills come naturally.  As an Aspergers person (Aspie) I have to practice my soft skills at every opportunity. Pure techies need not lose hope. Soft […]

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The Secondary Database Name in an AG

I am setting up a SQL Server 2022 Availability Group and I am ready to restore the database on the secondary. The primary database is named Finance. However, we also use this instance for QA and already have a database named Finance. How do I configure the AG to use a different database as the secondary?

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