Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer
Nelson

Sean McCown is a senior DBA for First American Title in Dallas. He has been a production DBA on high-end systems for 12 years.

Articles
A Practical Approach to Database Mirroring 3
Looking for high availability? You can implement database mirroring as an alternative to expensive third-party solutions. Here’s how.
Should You Choose Database Mirroring? 8
Database mirroring can provide continuous updates, fault tolerance, and ease of management, but like any high-availability solution, it has drawbacks. Here are pros and cons you should consider before jumping into mirroring.

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Jul 17, 2017
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How Inferred Linking in Matched Records Digs Deeper into Your Data

Duplicate records clutter databases and render the data within them unclear. This kind of problem is very common, and it’s the main reason that deduping software exists. But there’s another benefit to deduplication software: the ability to infer connections between individual records from various data sets....More
May 22, 2017
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Chief Data Officer Playbook: How to Be Successful in This Ground-Breaking Role

Companies looking to grow and extract value from their data are increasingly turning to Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to execute their data strategy. The role is new, and a playbook is necessary to address the many challenges CDOs face....More
May 12, 2017
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5 Common Challenges to Building BI in the Cloud

After spending 20 years building analytics, BI and database solutions, I've focused on Cloud data solutions over the past 2 years. I've chosen 5 common challenges that I face every day with Cloud migrations and that you'll face in your Cloud BI projects....More

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