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Flawed Data Integration

I recently had to travel by airplane after a surgery. My mobility was limited and I requested wheelchair assistance, which I used from Denver to Houston to Amsterdam. Across three airports and two countries, the process was interesting, especially the … Continue reading

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Column vs Row

I’ve been working with databases for a long time. They’ve always been relational databases to me, unless they were a key-value, document, or NoSQL class of store. A few years ago at the Pass Summit, David Dewitt gave a keynote … Continue reading

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A Database Playlist for Your Mom

Recently someone asked me if I had a video explaining what a database was. I didn’t, but was curious. Apparently, this person wanted to learn a bit about databases as a layman, someone that isn’t technical and doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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The Database Giveth and Taketh Away

How many of you have ever run a database query with the wrong parameters and produced a report that you sent to fulfill a request? How quickly did you send another note to ask the report be discarded as a … Continue reading

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