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DBA in training: Security

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Securing data is not always easy to do, but it should be the top responsibility for database administrators. From protecting the physical servers to preventing copies of backups files from getting into the wrong hands, there is a lot to consider. In this article, Pamela Mooney covers what DBAs need to think about when securing their organisation’s data.

2020-11-19

How to simulate Case statement in Azure Data Factory (ADF) compared with SSIS?

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This post will describe how you use a CASE statement in Azure Data Factory (ADF). If you are coming from SSIS background, you know a piece of SQL statement will do the task. However let's see how do it in SSIS and the very same thing can be achieved in ADF. Problem statement For my […]

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2020-11-12

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Introduction to DAX Financial Functions – Part 1

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson kicks off a series to introduce the DAX financial functions. In this article, he exposes five functions that are popular in the calculation of loans and other annuities. Those accustomed to these functions within Excel will find the syntax, uses and operation of the functions familiar within the Power BI environment.

2020-10-22

Execute on DMVs without user having View Server State

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Wanted to share this script to the community just in case anyone out there may be search for a way to allow a hosted customer the ability to query certain DMVs for information without granting them View Server State. There are some other options out there, but this worked better for me after going through […]

2020-09-24

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