Monthly Archives: May 2011

Identity Reseeding

I love the identity property. I use it in many of my tables, mostly because it gives me a fairly reliable surrogate key that I can use in my tables, especially when testing something. I often do something like this: … Continue reading

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The Ad Hoc Change

How many times have you been asked to change data in a production system? If your career has been like mine, it’s probably too many times to count. It seems that there are always data issues in production, and the … Continue reading

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Better Writing from Hemingway

These are five rules for writing from Ernest Hemingway, which I like and recommend for use in your communications. Definitely try to incorporate them into your writing, especially being short and positive. (Cross posted from The Modern Resume)

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More Bloopers for Memorial Day

It’s Memorial Day, and as usual, I have a blooper reel for the editorial. However I couldn’t fit everything in there, so I’ve pulled out a few more items. Mostly body mistakes or movements and some speaking issues. Enjoy! The … Continue reading

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