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That is something that is really bothering me.
There seems so be so much useful metadata stored and available in SQL Server, but i dont even know where to start...
September 30, 2020 at 8:02 am
I think I have met one 10x developer in my life.
Started learning Apache Cassandra on Monday had a pull request accepted to fix a bug in it in the next...
September 24, 2020 at 8:09 am
I feel the compatibility level facility is a technical fix for a human problem.
In the ideal world we would be able to install the latest SQL Server edition an have...
September 21, 2020 at 8:14 am
There is clearly quite a range of responses by different companies to COVID. I have been extremely impressed with my organisation's approach to the pandemic, ongoing communication, attitude from the...
September 11, 2020 at 4:59 pm
We are discussing what a return to the office might look like and there is an acceptance that WFH is going to play a bigger part of our lives from...
September 11, 2020 at 8:11 am
My first big data project was on a personalisation scoring model for 5 million customers against 250,000+ products and all their attributes combinations. That was 1.25 trillion data points equating...
September 10, 2020 at 12:49 pm
I liked Buck Woody's definition of data. Apologies to Buck if I get it wrong "Big data is data you struggle to process in time with the technology you have...
September 9, 2020 at 7:47 am
Obviously if an admin account gets hacked you are in serious trouble. They are seen as an obvious target by people trying to protect systems. So much so that other...
September 8, 2020 at 7:35 am
Almost everything my company does is in containers. Our DB is a distributed column store called Vertica. It has not been designed as a single machine DB though Microfocus staff...
August 27, 2020 at 9:23 am
From a data stand point I see microservices causing as many problems as they solve. The idea of having a neatly encapsulated application and data store that does one thing...
August 24, 2020 at 9:01 am
I seem to remember someone on this site saying that when we leave an organisation it's like someone pulling a stick out of a bucket of water. Organisations have a...
August 21, 2020 at 10:42 am
Fun coming back to this in the era of Meow and Ransomware. The Garmin incident was a highly visible indication of what malign intent can do.
We've known how to build...
August 14, 2020 at 7:48 am
I've got a works MacBook Pro. The problem I have now is that while the laptop is ultra portable the monitor I use isn't.
I must investigate screen casting. At present...
August 12, 2020 at 9:42 am
I don't think many people miss the commute. My car is getting more than a fortnight to the gallon at the moment with all the cost savings that brings. As...
August 9, 2020 at 7:19 am
Seems like the ISO5218 was thinking ahead.
One of the most interesting Twitter threads I've seen was from someone who said they were in an airport, delayed, slightly tipsy, bored and...
August 8, 2020 at 9:04 am