Monthly Archives: February 2018

SQL in the City is Live

You can watch on YouTube now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qyMutBkZsg If you want slides and notifications, register on the Redgate hub. We’re recording the sessions and they’ll be available whenever you have time to watch, but join us today. We’re live. The keynote … Continue reading

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Typing Alternative Characters

I tend to work in the US English world. I’m somewhat embarrassed to note that I really only know one language and most of my work has been with US centric industries. I’ve rarely had the need to deal with … Continue reading

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Republished: Monitoring for Non Existent Events

Over in the UK today, so the editorial is being republished: Monitoring for Non Existent Events.

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Kicking off SQL in the City 2018

I’m off today. Not taking a break, though perhaps it’s a touch of a break. I’m actually in an airplane, heading to the UK for the first 2018 SQL in the City. We’ll be broadcasting this Wednesday, and you can still … Continue reading

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Off to SQL in the City 2018

I’m off today on a plane, flying to the UK for this Wednesday’s SQL in the City broadcast. This is our first event of 2018, and I’m excited. We’ll be talking GDPR and security, not the most exciting of topics, … Continue reading

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Build a Career Radar

I got started in database work during an internship. I was asked to program some Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheets to help a department. I was pretty proud of the mess I made, since it helped someone with scheduling. Another person noticed … Continue reading

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An AI Loophole

I’ve been working through some of the GDPR legislation, trying to find ways to explain this more clearly to customers and ensure that our products make sense in light of this law taking effect. Redgate is focused in this area … Continue reading

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Brush Up on Your ETL Skills

Many of us that work with data will find requests and demands to import or export data at some point. Plenty of us have regular processes that perform these actions, and we may regularly troubleshoot or enhance these activities. In … Continue reading

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Classifying Data with SSMS 17.5

I upgraded SSMS to 17.5 recently and found an interesting addition. This version has incorporated the ability to classify data. With the GDPR coming for many of us, this is a welcome addition. This is a quick look at this … Continue reading

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Virtual Data

Yesterday I republished an editorial from 2014 for the holiday. The topic was production subsets of data, which has been something that many data professionals have struggled with for years. Many of us have built scripts to delete, change, obfuscate, or alter … Continue reading

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