Monthly Archives: December 2015

Data Technology Today – 2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 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 54,000 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2015

Just a short post to end the year wishing all of my readers everywhere a very happy holiday season – no matter which holidays you celebrate, I hope they bring you joy, contentment, and let you recharge for an even … Continue reading

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Using SQL to Count Characters

If you write SQL on a regular basis, it is very important to know the functions that are supported by your DBMS. In general, there are three types of built-in functions that can be used to transform data in your … Continue reading

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New IT Salary Details from TechTarget

TechTarget conducts an annual IT Salary and Careers Survey regarding salaries for IT technicians and executives, and their most recent salary survey for 2015 shows some heartening results for those of us who toil in the IT ranks. The survey … Continue reading

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