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  • Reply To: What counts for a DBA: Foresight

    Oh, for the days when developers wrote in SQL!

    Ours do it in Entity Framework and when a slow page needs debugging, there is 600 lines of [Entity1] to sift through...

  • Reply To: Non-Stop Learning

    SQL Server 2008 is out of support now (which was the reason we upgraded all of our SQL Servers) but your question is valid for SQL Server 2016.

    For a few...

  • Reply To: Non-Stop Learning

    Hi Grant,

    I have two central mottos (motti?) 'Always be learning' & 'Know something about everything and everything about something'. The problem for me is the direction: broaden the base or...

  • Reply To: Future of SQL Server

    Thanks for this, Grant. Given the push that Microsoft has made with Office 365, it seemed suddenly obvious that SQL Server was next.

     

  • Reply To: Let it go

    My heart fell when you said that you threw the old floppies. They are a part of a younger you that got you started down this road. Secondly, there are...

  • Reply To: A 2020 Look at Software Developers

    There are two primary problems with software today:

    1. Full-Stack Developer: everywhere full-stack developers are sought. No-one seems to think that the full-stack developers are commonly jack-of-all-trades and masters of none....

  • Reply To: It Just Works

    For small operations, that is, fewer than 5 people using it concurrently, Access (or FileMaker Pro) is excellent. It's relatively cheap and easy for someone with some experience to set...

  • Reply To: Stairway to SSAS Tabular Level 1: Why use Analysis Services

    Hi Thomas,

    I'm setting up a test-server for my first Tabular Model to demonstrate it to the analysts at our company.

    The source DB is small (2.8GB, 4 virtualised processors and 4GB...

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  • RE: The Android Car

    I am looking forward to electric cars running essentially as individual packets across a network of roads, but I am not happy that a company like Google is doing it....

  • RE: Overlapping Exams

    Hi,
     I did the 70-461 exam last year and I found it hard (not difficult per se, just a lot to remember). It took me the better part of a year...

  • RE: Pulling the Plug

    Isn't this the purpose of pre-defined success/failure requirements? This project shall be deemed a success when these criteria are met and a failure when these requirements are met.

     To...

  • RE: Entity Framework & RowVersion

    ben 82447 - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:21 AM

    Optimistic Concurrency helps prevent overlapping updates. Example: Bill and Ted both load the same...

  • RE: Versatile or Jack of all trades

    From what you described, she is the person from whom I would like to receive documentation. She knows how something is to work. She may even be a superb project...

  • RE: Fun with Dates and Times

    Jeff Moden - Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:36 AM

    Actually, DATETIME is stored as two integers, the first being the number of days...

  • RE: Fun with Dates and Times

    I'm not entirely consistent on writing dates. I try to use YYYY-MM-DD whenever I can but I do accept that it is not what people outside East Asia expect.
     Whenever...

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