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In the smaller technical world of ETL, we have a saying, "All data is suspect, some is just more guilty than the rest."
In the large world of real life, when...
April 16, 2018 at 6:18 am
So in addition to more frequent updates, we have monthly OS security patches, the mess that is Windows 10 patches and updates plus application updates. Add in all the updates...
March 22, 2018 at 8:44 am
I think the UK has bigger security issues they don't address other than cybersecurity.
March 19, 2018 at 10:22 am
I prefer stored procedures in applications. In ad-hoc situations, queries will do until the script starts evolving into an application.
ORMs are a special case. I'd prefer not...
March 16, 2018 at 6:19 am
All this concern with passwords and no one yet has mentioned poor management, poor processes and the house of sand that our hardware, operating systems and applications are built on....
March 10, 2018 at 9:27 am
I was in the military and also did shift work, so time and place is just another thing you deal with.
But I have this neat idea how to fix the...
March 8, 2018 at 11:00 am
March 6, 2018 at 7:04 am
Technology wise, I think we need to address the nature of tools and practices we used to build our infra-structure. Much of it, including IoT, is built poorly and cheaply like the...
March 6, 2018 at 6:44 am
February 23, 2018 at 10:50 am
My career radar is leading me towards more secure and reliable programming.
Two languages that I'm exploring outside the job are Ada and Erlang/Elixir. Not because they are...
February 23, 2018 at 6:47 am
You say "ETL specialist", I say "Data Janitor". 😀
February 21, 2018 at 6:08 am
It's muddles all the way down... 😀
I automated myself out of a job once with 2 DCL scripts on the company VAXen...
February 15, 2018 at 8:09 am
No.I could have been in a dozen different career choices and still paid the bills while being a professional. I've worked in other technical roles and they were equally...
February 14, 2018 at 6:20 am
One of the blessing and challenges we have in the data wrangling world is that there's a cornucopia of tools. You can't master everything, there's not enough time. So figure out what...
February 8, 2018 at 6:40 am
January 25, 2018 at 6:46 am