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The Coeo team hold more Microsoft certifications than any other data platform specialist in Europe and are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise to help customers become industry leaders.

4 December 2017

4 December 2017

The top 10 considerations when designing a data platform

Designing a data platform for a new product or service is a fascinating and exciting challenge. It’s also a daunting one. Instead of plugging a new feature into an existing platform that is proven and reliable, the onus is on you. You have to start from scratch and create a platform that becomes just... Read more

1 November 2017

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1 November 2017

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Preparing your data platform for peak period sales

In the last few years, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become synonymous with both getting a good bargain and causing retail pandemonium. However, times are changing. News items about people queueing outside shops at 4am have been replaced with stories about how much consumer spending has moved online. Quite some achievement for a... Read more

20 September 2017

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20 September 2017

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The importance of bringing Python to SQL Server

When SQL Server 2017 launched, Microsoft proudly announced that it was the first relational database engine to ship with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. In the future, database servers running its software won’t just be able to store, query, and analyse data. Instead, they’ll also be able to perform machine learning, natural language, and neural... Read more

23 August 2017

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23 August 2017

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Why don’t you unit test SQL Server code?

The download count of the tSQLt unit testing framework is surprisingly low, yet this outstanding open source software can revolutionize your SQL Server development process. Hopefully, this post will show the benefits of test-driven development and including automated SQL Server unit testing within your release pipeline. This simple technique can have a profound effect... Read more

26 July 2017

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26 July 2017

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Removing sensitive data from a database

Not too long ago I was assisting a client with an issue they were experiencing while running some compliance software to check for sensitive data. Sensitive data was picked up in the SQL Server data file but when the DBAs checked, the data was nowhere to be found in the database. It’s fairly widely... Read more