Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Data Growth

Businesses today are gathering and storing more data than ever before. We are said to be living in the “information age,” and data is the capital of the new economy. With this explosion in the amount of data being stored, … Continue reading

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Inside the Data Reading Room – Memorial Day 2014 Edition

Welcome to another edition of Inside the Data Reading Room, a regular feature of the blog in which I review the latest and greatest database- and data-related books. The first book up for review today is Microsoft Access 2013 Programming … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on DBA Priorities

I get the chance to talk to a lot of DBAs in my line of work, and that sometimes gets me thinking about the things that DBAs spend time on and what they feel are the most important aspects of … Continue reading

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