John Jakob

John
Jakob

John Jakob has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5 He has been an MCDBA since 2002.

Articles
Building Dynamic Data Dictionaries 8
The author presents a set of stored procedures for generating a data dictionary of schemas and tables within a database, as well as an SSRS report for publishing the data dictionary online.
SQL Server 2005 Schema Scripting 3
Looking for a way to script database schema without buying a third-party tool? Here’s a Windows console-mode utility that uses SMO to script tables, stored procedures, views, user-defined functions (UDFs), and other schema objects within your databases.

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From the Blogs
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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