Mala Mahadevan

My name is Malathi, a.k.a Mala - I am a DBA turned BI/Data Science person, working with SQL Server since 6.5. I am also founder of the Louisville SQL Server user group, organizer of 8 SQL Saturdays, Regional mentor for northeast, and 14-year PASS conference attendee. In my spare time I love to garden, travel, read, paint, and do yoga.

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Thrilled to #BITS!

2021 was a strange year…mid way through a pandemic, enormously depressing on many fronts to me..and yet, it bought with it some unexpected joys. I never imagined, in the...

2022-02-09

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Introducing ScriptDOM

I’ve been meaning to get a series of blog posts started on this topic. A twitter conversation from yesterday finally pushed me to it. Last year, I was tasked...

2022-02-04 (first published: )

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Formatting T-SQL Scripts using ScriptDOM and PowerShell

Well-formatted scripts are always easier to maintain and enhance readability to high degree. Formatting standards are an important part of coding standards anywhere and if not, they need to be. If there are a large number of scripts this can add up to a significant amount of time needed to maintain them. It is also […]

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2021-08-27

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Crocs and Naps….

I was planning a blog post for a TSQL2sday..instead would up writing an obituary blog post for a dear friend who passed on yesterday. Brian Moran was among the...

2021-07-23 (first published: )

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Data dictionary script

I restarted speaking with New Stars of Data today – I gave a talk on Database documentation. Below is the script I created to pull metadata into an excel...

2021-03-16 (first published: )

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