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Power BI and a Star Schema

I sometimes get asked from customers if they should use a star schema or should they use one large single table/flatfile for their dataset in Power BI. The answer...

2021-03-05 (first published: )

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Data Mesh defined

The two latest trends in emerging data platform architectures are the Data Lakehouse (the subject of my last blog Data Lakehouse defined), and the Data Mesh, the subject of...

2021-02-19 (first published: )

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Data Lakehouse defined

As a follow-up to my blog Data Lakehouse & Synapse, I wanted to talk about the various definitions I am seeing about what a data lakehouse is, including a...

2021-02-02 (first published: )

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Syncing SQL databases

There are various ways to keep SQL Server databases and SQL Database/SQL Managed Instance (SQL MI) databases in-sync asynchronously that I will discuss in this blog. The main use...

2021-01-05 (first published: )

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With SQL Saturdays being rebooted, and the SQLSaturday.com website live, it’s time for events....

Modern Data Warehouse & Reverse ETL

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An extension to the Modern Data Warehouse (MDW) that I have heard a bit...

Daily Coping 12 Apr 2021

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I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

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