Jeffrey Bane


Jeffrey Bane is a database consultant who specializes in e-commerce and SQL Server. He is an MCSE and an MCDBA.

How Many's Too Many? 4
Now that you’re comfortable with many-to-many (M:N) relationships, don’t get complacent. Your database performance can often benefit from taking a relationship in a new direction--for example, by implementing the underused supertype-subtype model.
The First Abnormal Form 1
Ever find yourself stuck with an assignment to code against poorly designed tables? Learn some tricks that will help you get the data you need from these abnormal tables.
Upgrade Your E-Performance 1
Adding a little redundancy to your e-commerce database can yield big performance gains.
From Nested Subqueries to Joins
To decrease the load on your processor, check your stored procedures to determine whether you can translate any subqueries into joins.

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Nov 3, 2015

Climb the Steps Toward Data Quality Success

Melissa Data's Data Quality Analyst Joseph Vertido explains how Gartner defines the critical data quality steps to prevent bad data from entering your systems in the first place, and then keep it clean over time....More
Sep 29, 2015

Data Breaches and Insider Threats

I’ll sound a bit like Captain Obvious for bringing this up, but it’s important to remember that security encompasses a lot more than protecting sensitive data from the specter of outsider threats like hackers. Properly implemented security policies also account for threat-models that include insiders – or people within your organization....More
Sep 15, 2015

Setting Up Additional Checks to Ensure Regular Transaction Log Backups 1

There’s simply no way to overstate the importance of regular Transaction Log Backups. Not only do they help protect from disaster, but regular execution of T-Log backups on Full (and Bulk-Logged) Recovery databases helps keep thing “fit and trim”. Most of the time, setting up a Notification for when T-Log Backup Jobs fail is enough to let you know when something goes wrong....More
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