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The API Battle

I think Oracle is a fine database platform, maybe too expensive, but it works. However, I’m not a fan of the company, and I find myself less enamored with them when I read about this case. This the Oracle v … Continue reading

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Automation is a Key Skill for the Modern DBA

This month we had T-SQL Tuesday #130, hosted by Elizabeth Noble. Elizabeth and I had some good talks about database development and DevOps last year, and I managed to convince her to host one of the blog parties. I had … Continue reading

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Location Data Privacy

I caught a post from Bruce Schneier that references an article about a company collecting location data from numerous apps (WSJ, AndroidAuthority). This is legal, though the company has ties to the US government. As expected, there are people upset … Continue reading

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Digging Into Internals

Hugo Kornelis is a fellow Data Platform MVP and friend. He runs SQL Server Fast, and we recently put up an interesting page with this title: Debugging with debugger: investigating SQL Server’s internal structures. That’s a great title, and it … Continue reading

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