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The Devil is in the Details

Some of us have run into perplexing technology  problems, where we had to dig deep into an application to solve a problem. We might need to work with our own staff, vendor support, perhaps even coordinate people across multiple different … Continue reading

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Building a SQL Saturday Archive

Some time ago I started gathering the SQL Saturday XML files. I started to parse and work with these, but the data is a mess and it never was that important. I regret that now. In any case, with the … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Splitting a Table

I ran across a discussion on Reddit about splitting a table. In this case, the original post had to do with a vertical partition of data, which is a technique that can help you better manage data in your database. … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Resetting Databases

I was working on a demo recently where we had a database in version control and a development database. This was a team environment, with a few of us making changes and syncing them across our dev systems using git. … Continue reading

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