Dave Hulse

Dave
Hulse

Dave Hulse has more than 12 years of experience with computer interfaces, primarily in healthcare applications, using HL7, X12, NCPDP, and XML messaging standards as well as proprietary messaging protocols. For 8 years, he was on the design and development team responsible for the interface engine used in all of the US military hospitals to exchange messages among the various clinical systems.

Articles
XML and Forms Design
XML focuses on the content rather than the way the content is presented to a user. Explore what this aspect of XML means to a forms designer.
The Three Modes of SQL Server XML 1
The SQL SELECT statement lets you retrieve results in XML format, with three SQL Server XML modes that format the resulting data streams.

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Mar 17, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 21: Assigning Backup Preferences

An option when creating new AlwaysOn Availability Groups is to specify Backup Preferences. It’s also something you can easily configure once the Availability Group has been set up as well – by simply right-clicking on the Availability Group and selecting Properties – then navigating into the Backup Preferences tab.  ...More
Mar 14, 2015
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For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 5

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
Mar 12, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
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