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The State of Data Growth

About a decade ago I did some presentations on Filestream and Filetable in SQL Server.  These were technologies that Microsoft added with the idea that lots of data would need to be linked to data in a database, but wasn’t … Continue reading

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Deploying SQL Server Automatically

I’ve had to install SQL Server many times over the years. Often it has felt that most of these installs were one-offs, a dev server, a new QA instance, a production server for a brand new application. A few times … Continue reading

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Deceptive Visualizations

I’m sure there are plenty of examples, but I’ve seen deceptive data visualizations far too often in mass media. I don’t often watch the news, but at times I’ve been at the gym, saw a graph on a television and … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

This week I saw a post from Randolph West that covers binary and hexadecimal. It seemed basic and simple to me, but I’m old. I started learning about binary and hex in high school, where we used to tap our … Continue reading

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