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The SQL Community Steps up in Time of Need

  • Editorial

Healthcare workers are some of the many heroes working bravely in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. To protect themselves and their patients, they must wear face masks during their entire shifts. This causes a great deal of ear irritation, so a strap was designed to make wearing the masks easier and alleviate pressure on […]

2020-04-18

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Now Is a Good Time for Choices

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The whole world is going through some interesting times. Chances are pretty high that you’re working from home and your principal interaction with others is through virtual means. I know I’m that way as is my company, Redgate Software. It can be challenging or rewarding, depending on how you go about it. What’s even more […]

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2020-03-28

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Azure Data Studio and Deployment Notebooks

  • Editorial

Azure Data Studio (ADS) is a cross-platform tool that you can use to run T-SQL queries much as you have done using SQL Server Management Studio. No, the databases do not need to be hosted in Azure; the tool works fine for on-premises SQL Servers as well. I’ve started using ADS more as I teach […]

2020-03-21

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A New World of Data

  • Editorial

I started in the early days of SQL Server, when having a gigabyte of disk storage was unheard of, much less a gigabyte of RAM. My watch has more storage space than the mainframe we replaced with an early version of SQL Server years ago. The technical possibilities and amounts of data we are capable […]

2020-02-15

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Personal Power

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Because of my job with Redgate (which I love and will never leave even after I’m dead), I spend a lot of time learning about compliance and all the new laws and regulations coming out of things like the GDPR and the CCPA (they changed the name evidently). However, I’m a nerd. I’m not a […]

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2020-02-08

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