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A New World of Data

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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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Why Getting Data Right Matters

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An InfoWorld article from 2017 suggests that 80 percent of a data scientist’s job is cleaning and transforming data, and I believe this is probably only true for organizations that spend at least an average effort in designing and implementing their data storage. These persons who have trained to analyze data using complex math formulas […]

2020-02-01

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The New Year: A Chance to Start Over

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January 1st is the beginning of a new year thanks to Julius Caesar and Pope Gregory XIII. This date is somewhat arbitrary, and many religions and cultures celebrate their own beginning of a new year at different times. Even though these celebrations don’t fall at the same time, I think the sentiment is similar. The […]

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2019-12-28

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How SQL Server Can Just Go Faster

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It’s rare to get a call from a customer telling you that the application is fast today and thanks for taking such good care of the database. Instead, you are more likely to hear complaints when things go wrong like slow running queries and timeouts. There is a lot to consider when trying to figure […]

2019-11-30

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Information Measurement with SQL Server, Part 4.9: The Bregman Divergence

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Daily Coping 29 May 2020

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Today’s tip is today link your decisions and choices to your purpose in life....

Week Ending Thursday, can some one tweek my code?

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What I have missed from this code? I'm trying to show the DateTimeRaised field...

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