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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

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Very Hot Patches

“At best it would crash” is not a phrase I’d like to have to use as a data professional. That’s a quote from an article that the Azure team wrote about hot patching SQL Server. While this sounds very scary, … Continue reading

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More MVPs Than Awards

Every year, July 1 is the Microsoft MVP Renewal date and quite a few people received good news that day. I was one of those renewed for another year, and I am honored that Microsoft chose me again. I also … Continue reading

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Evergreen SQL

Colorado is a beautiful state, one that my family and I have enjoyed many times. We like the summer and winter outdoors, including lots of days skiing. We have plenty of trees on the slopes, which is both great to … Continue reading

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