Monthly Archives: May 2011

Data Professional’s Salaries Stable in 2011

It always seems that when I write salary-related articles and blog posts that they tend to be one of the more popular topics. So whenever I hear about some new survey or news related to salaries I fire up the … Continue reading

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A Wordle of my Data and Technology Today Blog

This is a Wordle. OK, you may say, but “What is a Wordle?” A Wordle is a “word cloud” generated from the text of this blog’s RSS feed. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in … Continue reading

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Dealing with DBMS Complexity

The Database Management Systems we use are becoming more complex – there can be no denying this basic fact of life. Each and every new version of your favorite DBMS adds new features, functions, and options that further complicate database … Continue reading

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Which DBMSes Do You Use?

A quick poll to find out which DBMSes are used by the readers of Data & Technology Today. Please click on all of the DBMSes that are currently in use at your shop.

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Managing The Information Tsunami

It is okay to say, “I don’t know.” This simple phrase seems to be the absolute last statement that computer professionals want to utter. I guess the thinking goes something like this: “If I admit I don’t know what he … Continue reading

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