/* I have been seized with the novel idea of writing something useful in a BLOG entry. My eye was caught by the rather fetching calendar in the top right of the BLOG, so I wrote one that did this. I’ve had to write Transact SQL code that produces calendars like this in production systems … Read more
This article discusses three common problems DBAs are likely to encounter when columns have an identity property that will auto-increment its value when data is inserted. These problems are humorously referred to as the identity crisis.
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What to do now that you’ve become an object of management’s attentions Judging by mainstream news coverage over the past few weeks, the issue of data theft, particularly loss of backup tapes, has reached the tipping point. It might mean that your relatively anonymous existence within your company could come to a screeching halt.Here are … Read more
Stored procedures are not the be-all and end-all of managing changes in a database, but they can be very important tools in allowing changes to be made to a database whilst not breaking client applications...… Read more
Do you find indecision each time a purchase decision needs to be made, a requirements analysis can help you provide your boss with information to choose the right software development product.… Read more
Migrating database changes from the development database to the testing, staging, and live databases poses plenty of challenges. Learn why using an automated tool is the best way to deal with these challenges. … Read more
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