Daily Archives: November 20, 2013

Backups and Consistency

I wrote about transactional consistency recently. Why do we need this? Imagine that I have an orders table and an ordersdetail table in my database. The orders table has the order header (date, customer, etc) and the detail table includes … Continue reading

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It Starts with Version Control

As a software developer, I learned about the value of version control over time. My first forays into development were as a child, where I made a single backup of my code on a separate floppy disk in the event I had … Continue reading

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