Monthly Archives: September 2012

Trade-offs

I’ve always told my managers that building software is a trade off. We can do things cheaply, or we can do them quickly, but we can rarely do both. We can certainly fail in both ways, and many people do, … Continue reading

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Transferring Table Types

An interesting idea. I saw this question asked after I was playing with table types a bit. “Can you move a table type between schemas?” Suppose I had two schemas: CREATE SCHEMA OldSchema ; GO CREATE SCHEMA NewSchema ; GO … Continue reading

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Rewrite the Coding Rules

Security is a problem in technology. Whether it’s technological misconfiguration, social engineering, or brute force attacks, we see a constant stream of headlines about security issues. The situation is not likely to change anytime soon as security isn’t seen as … Continue reading

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Verify those Backups

It’s important that you backup your database. The most important thing you can do. However making backups isn’t enough: you need to verify those backups are good. A humorous short video from Grant Fritchey (b | t) and RedGate on … Continue reading

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