The Trouble with Type TablesCommented on: 2 years ago
(January 24, 2013)
Referring to johnnywild's comments, a "look-up table" falls under the broad category of what are generally referred to as "Reference tables" to distinguish them from the other...
Building Dynamic IN ListsCommented on: 10 years ago
(April 28, 2005)
This is not abot this article, but about the May 2005 article by Vinod Kumar, which does not bring up a Reader Comments box when you click on it - Where are Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, and the...
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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
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
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