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NoSQL options are increasing, but the three most popular – MongoDB, Cassandra, and HBase – remain strong contenders. Click here to read more.
Database professionals can improve existing assets by using the refactoring concept, which allows slow and steady improvement through incremental changes.
With the release of Excel 2013, Microsoft introduced a set of powerful new features called Power Functions. These include Power Pivot, Power View, Power Maps and Power BI. These Power features take data shaping to a whole new level.
Anyone who works with data probably has some comfort working with Microsoft Excel. The software’s tabular presentation of data, combined with its ability to easily export, import, and sort, gives it the core capabilities of data analysis.
Which RAID should you use with SQL Server? Learn the differences between RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10, along with best practices.
When using SQL Server, you may want to find file information to gather statistics you can use to make database management decisions.
As we discussed previously in our SQL Server issues blog post, regular and reliable database backups are the foundation of database administration.
Have you found yourself thrust into new responsibilities within your IT department as a manager overseeing database operations?
When Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, made this observation in 1965, he sought to a simple measure for the growth in integrated circuits, not the exponential growth in data.
Certification is frequently a divisive issue among IT executives, who debate their value, but employees like being able to confirm that they indeed know what they are doing on the job and trust that specialized knowledge commands a premium.