Goce Smilevski


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An Efficient Set-based Solution for Islands and Gaps

After reading a recent article on identifying islands and gaps in sequential numbers, one of our readers was inspired to develop a more efficient solution for fragmented data. New Author Goce Smilevski brings us his solution and supporting data to show how this can be done better.

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2021-04-16 (first published: )

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Generating sequential numbers - the fast way

It is often necessary to generate a table with sequential numbers, up to a specified upper limit N. For small N, a simple INSERT in a WHILE loop will do. But, for large N, that solution becomes too slow. This script presents a different approach. It generates sequential numbers from the binary representation of N, […]

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