Robert H. Brune

Robert H.
Brune

Robert H. Brune is a Colorado-based consultant and an MCP. Always interested in discussing temporal designs, he has a long-standing background in time series that has carried over into databases.

Articles
What Day Is It?
Take a trip through history and learn why SQL Server's first date is so late.
BiTemporal Through Time
Here's how to find out more about BiTemporal technology.
BiTemporal Design: Time After Time
All BI technologies fundamentally deal with time history and involve logic based on time. BiTemporal database designs enhance these technologies by providing a framework for temporal data.

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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 7: Detecting Primary Replica Ownership

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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 6: High-Level Options and Rationale for Handling Batch Jobs

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