Category Archives: Editorial

Coding Magic Values

It’s 2023. I would hope all software developers would learn that hard coding specific values in your system is more likely to cause issues than not. Across the years, we’ve learned not everything is installed on the c: drive, or … Continue reading

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The Senior Advantage

The senior advantage means more to me all the time, though often I feel there are more disadvantages to being around longer than advantages. Getting older is hard, especially physically, and I struggle with that. Having more wisdom, more tolerance, … Continue reading

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The Rise of Vector Databases

I had never heard of a vector database. I assumed this was a specialist type of database used for a particular problem domain, like a streaming database or graph database. There is a need for specialized platforms in certain situations, … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Metrics

Monitoring your SQL Server instances is important to ensure you can meet your SLAs. Availability, performance, reliability, quality, whatever you care about, it’s important that whoever is responsible is looking at how the database is performing. At Redgate, we have … Continue reading

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