Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 42,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Cheers! Just a short post to end the year wishing all of my readers everywhere a very happy holiday season! Enjoy the holidays and come back next year (2015) as we continue to explore the world of data and database … Continue reading

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I’m On Toad World… and the datAvail Blog, too!

Just a short post today to let folks know that my DB2portal blog is being syndicated to the Dell Toad World portal. That means that you can follow all of my DB2-specific blog posts either at DB2portal or at Toad … Continue reading

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A Data Quality Initiative

As regular readers of this blog know, I sometimes share answers to questions I get via e-mail (and other avenues). By doing so I can hopefully expand on the audience participating in the discussion… Anyway, I received the following question via e-mail: … Continue reading

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Database Consistency Models

Just a short blog post today to point folks to a very well-written article on database consistency models titled On the Futility of Custom Consistency Models (posted on the Hacking, Distributed blog by Emin Gün Sirer). This blog post does a very … Continue reading

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