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In a previous life we were developing a software layer to report across all of our hardware implementations. Each division ran on a different platform and reporting on a customer's...
June 18, 2019 at 1:46 pm
Perhaps for the same reason jackrabbits run in front of cars?
June 17, 2019 at 12:16 pm
Source control projects, such as SSDT, help you find and correct these issues before deploy.
June 17, 2019 at 11:50 am
Sorry, you can't have any of our Scrum Masters or POs. We have spent too much to properly train them. 😉
Speaking of which, do your SMs and POs have formal...
June 12, 2019 at 12:53 pm
I can't disagree that some forward thought is an absolute necessity. Part of the value I see in Agile is not overplanning the future, just like not developing for a...
June 12, 2019 at 12:10 pm
I don't think you fully understand how Agile works. Your description of planning the entire project up front is also known as scrummerfall. It misses every benefit of Agile.
June 12, 2019 at 11:19 am
I was surprised at the amount of debt they calculated. It translated to about $4600 which is 70-80 hours of work @ $65/hour. I think it was underestimated but calculating...
March 12, 2019 at 9:43 am
Thanks, Grant. That is certainly an option. I was able to determine that the AS clause, which does not refer to dbo, was a root cause. Also I am trying...
July 13, 2018 at 5:53 am
I am looking into this very situation in our environment. We are using composite projects where environment-specific security settings (users, role membership, CONNECT) are in scripts local to the related...
July 12, 2018 at 6:17 am
Surely there were major parts of the application enlisting EF to talk directly to tables resulting in the procedure cache filling up with adhoc queries and highly coupled interactions while...
April 24, 2018 at 5:29 am
As a coworker notes, application software typically outlives things like version control systems. Relying on VCS to house documentation presents a problem when the old VCS data cannot be ported...
November 16, 2016 at 5:18 am
The next to last section of code is truncated. There is a SELECT with no FROM. Working out the FROM is easy enough but are there other queries missing from...
August 3, 2016 at 5:18 am
And woe to the professional database developer who tries to protect data with things like constraints and well-honed coding practices only to be dismissed as a waste of perfectly good...
July 8, 2016 at 5:29 am
Rather than tell my own story I want to relate what we do at Do it Best Corp.
In the quarterly All IT meetings, the last segment is our CIO singling...
June 10, 2016 at 10:36 am
Your solution using aggregate functions is similar to the use of characteristic functions in SQL Server to achieve pivot and unpivot operations in a single SELECT. This was documented in...
October 6, 2014 at 6:29 am