Tag Archives: Database Weekly

Put Your Data in a Box

A few years ago I was attending a keynote talk from one of the scientists that works CERN’s Large HADRON Collider (LHC). The talk was about data and how they deal with a large volume of data from experiments run … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fantasy SQL Server

This past week was the 118th T-SQL Tuesday (hosted by Kevin Chant) and it was a great one. Lots of people participated, with some really interesting entries. Kevin asked people to post their fantast T-SQL (or SQL Server) feature that … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Always Check on the Basics

I’ve been working with SQL Server for a long time, and one of the things I’ve learned is to not assume others view the platform and its administration needs in the same way that I do. I have usually started … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lots of data in RAM

I remember buying my first computer after college. At the time I was working part time and in graduate studies part time. My aging high school era Apple II wasn’t capable of handling the load, not to mention its 300baud … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged ,