Tag Archives: databases

Virtual Data

Yesterday I republished an editorial from 2014 for the holiday. The topic was production subsets of data, which has been something that many data professionals have struggled with for years. Many of us have built scripts to delete, change, obfuscate, or alter … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Build–CosmosDB

Part of a series looking back at Build 2017, going over the 20+ pages of notes I took. One of the big announcements at Build 2017 was the release of CosmosDB. This is a rebranding of DocumentDB, the document store … Continue reading

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The Great and Powerful Internet of Things

Will we have the IoUT (Internet of Useful Things? As some have said, the IoS (Internet of Sh**e) is really what we have because of the poorly built, poorly secured hardware and software devices. It seems that almost every month … Continue reading

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The Purpose of a Database

A great quote from a blog on machine learning in SQL Server: “…nobody buys a DBMS for the sake of DBMS. People buy it for what it enables you to do”. The post is from Rimma Nehme, who has given … Continue reading

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