Daily Archives: October 18, 2017

Unit Testing T-SQL Code

Abstract Unit testing has become an integrated, expected part of most software development teams. Many database developers have yet to implement unit testing as a regular habit. This session will look at two-unit testing frameworks and show how to implement … Continue reading

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A Tour of SQL Server Security Features

Abstract Protecting data from unauthorized access becomes more important all the time. SQL Server includes a number of features that make data protection and security easier for developers and DBAs with a framework for protecting data. Come learn how Always … Continue reading

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Rebooting Ubuntu Linux from the Command Line–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Since SQL Server 2017 is now out, and Linux is an option, I thought I’d write a bit more … Continue reading

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Software Patents

This editorial was originally published on Jan 30, 2014. It is being re-published as Steve is out of town. I highly dislike the current patent system in the US. I think awarding patents for an idea like “1-click purchasing” is … Continue reading

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