ASF 007: Cathrine Wilhelmsen interview

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ASF 007: Cathrine Wilhelmsen interview

Introduction Cathrine loves teaching and sharing knowledge. She works as a consultant, technical architect and developer, focusing on Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence projects. Her core skills are ETL, SSIS,

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Last week reading (2018-02-11)

Good day SQL folks! Thanks for visiting our blog again!  I have just come back after almost 2 weeks of vacations and here you are – fresh, good content for

Last week reading (2018-02-04)

Joe Caserta: Exploring Modern Data Platforms What is a key difference between data warehousing and modern data engineering on analytics platforms? Listen to one of the leading authorities on big data

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SCD type 1 & type 2 in MERGE statement

In my previous article, I have explained what does the SCD and described the most popular types of Slowly Changing Dimensions. I also mentioned that for one process, one table,

Last week reading (2018-01-28)

SQL Server 2017 CU3 adds CXCONSUMER waits, doesn’t mention it New wait is not visible everywhere, but check where you can find it. Sabbatical and the search for a dream

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SQLBits 2017

I’ve just realized that I did not publish pictures from SQLBits 2017 on the blog. It’s time to make up for it. Here you are – quick photo relation from

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ASF 006: Bob Ward interview

Introduction Bob Ward is a Principal Architect for the Microsoft Data Group (Tiger Team) which owns the development and servicing for all SQL Server versions. Bob has worked for Microsoft

Last week reading (2018-01-21)

Good day SQL folks! Thanks for visiting our blog again!  Here you can find some great articles I have found for you. Here you are – this week readings. Start

DevOps workshop during the SQLDay 2018 – SQLPlayer Team

Good news! We (Kamil and I ) are going to have a full day workshop during the upcoming SQLDay 2018 in Wrocław. The workshop is dedicated to DevOps in SQL Server.

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Last week reading (2018-01-14)

The top 7 business benefits of establishing DevOps in your organization No comments, find and understand the benefits. Columnstore Indexes – part 116 (“Partitioning Specifics”) What do you need to