Daily Archives: June 8, 2020

Social: A Small Step to Address Poor Past Behavior

Tl;Dr – This is about changing your main branch in git to main. However, please read and think about what I am saying here. When I started working with Version Control, the main branch was named trunk. I worked with … Continue reading

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Reading an dataset in R

I got a dataset file the other day with an .rds extension. I had never seen this, but with a quick Google, I figured out this was a dataset exported from r. The extension is for “R DataSet”. That’s interesting, … Continue reading

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Daily Coping 8 June 2020

I’ve started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to the Community Circle, which is helping me deal with the issues in the world. I’m adding my responses for each day here. Today’s tip is to … Continue reading

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Double Half and Quarter

I’ve worked in a a couple very high performing organizations that adapted to changing conditions and built software well. I’ve worked in more poorly performing organizations that struggled to release updates and patches, causing tremendous stress for the IT staff.  … Continue reading

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