Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 39,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings

              Just a quick post to wish all of my readers a very happy holiday season… I will not be posting anything new between now and the New Year, but be sure to stop back … Continue reading

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Data Quality Reading Recommendations

Data quality can be a big problem to overcome, as I’ve opined about on this blog before, most recently in November 2012 when I posted Thoughts on Data Quality. Indeed, if  you work with your organization’s data you know how important … Continue reading

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DBA Rules of Thumb

Database administration is a very technical discipline, but it is also a discipline in which the practitioner is very visible politically within the organization. DBAs should be armed with a proper attitude and sufficient technical knowledge before attempting to practice … Continue reading

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