29 February 2024
29 February 2024

Find and Replace Text in Strings in T-SQL

String manipulation is an inevitable task for developers and data professionals alike. Despite all the best efforts to normalize databases, eventually we are faced with some sort of text-based data stored within a relational database and need to extract detailed information from it. Those of us who have tackled these challenges fully understand how code … Read more
02 January 2024
02 January 2024

Two-Dimensional Interval Packing Challenge

Packing intervals is a classic SQL task that involves packing groups of intersecting intervals to their respective continuous intervals. In mathematics, an interval is the subset of all values of a given type, e.g., integer numbers, between some low value and some high value. In databases, intervals can manifest as date and time intervals representing … Read more
17 December 2023
17 December 2023

Using Spark Jobs for Multiple Lakehouse Maintenance in Microsoft Fabric

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I have published videos and articles before about Lakehouse maintenance. In this article I want to address a missing point for a lot of Fabric administrators: How to do maintenance on multiple lakehouses that are located in different workspaces. One of the videos I have published explains the maintenance of multiple lakehouses, but only addresses … Read more
22 November 2023
22 November 2023

Source Control with GIT, Power BI and Microsoft Fabric

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Source control is fundamental when dealing with projects and sharing code between multiple developers. Power BI present some challenges related to source control. But it’s finally providing us with a solution to these challenges. Let’s analyse this piece-by-piece. According to your previous knowledge, you may would like to skip some section of this article. This … Read more