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T-SQL Tuesday #138–Technology Changes

This month the topic for T-SQL Tuesday comes from Andy Leonard, whom I reached out to be a host. I was running low on hosts last year, and Andy agreed to help me out. I had expected something on ETL, … Continue reading

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Holding Code in Your Head

It is hard to write software. Many of us write lines of code, and often if we go back, we find flaws and problems in our code. As I look at the solutions others might give for the same problem, … Continue reading

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No-code Software Engineering

Low and no code applications have been around for a long time. In my career, I’ve seen Access, Delphi, PowerBuilder, and various 4GL packages used to build software for business users. Some worked well, some didn’t, and often many didn’t … Continue reading

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Always Retry

When multiple people connect to a SQL Server database and attempt to query or update rows, blocking occurs. This is normal, and we expect a certain amount of this, usually very short lived. If it’s not, then having tools that … Continue reading

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