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Cosmos DB References

Posted Jun 24, 2017

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Here is a list of links to get you started in understanding Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s new cloud based globally distributed multi-model database. Cosmos DB... more »
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How to calculate barcode check-digit using T-SQL language

Introduction In order to scale, it’s imperative that companies stay ahead of competition. So how can they identify, store, manage and deliver goods to... more »
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Cosmos DB Podcast While You Commute

Posted Jun 22, 2017

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Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s new Azure (i.e. Microsoft cloud) globally distributed multimodel database. There is a good podcast where Rimma Nehme explains it.... more »
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Seldom Used Keyboard Tricks

Posted Jun 22, 2017

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In SQL Server, SSMS, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

  I was giving an internal talk on SSMS productivity trips and there were a few that I believe are seldom used but can be a real time or keystroke saver... more »
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SSMS Presenter Mode

Posted Jun 21, 2017

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Recent builds of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) have a feature called PresentOn that can be accessed from Quick Launch. Figure 1. Quick Launch location in... more »
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SQL Saturday Chattanooga is THIS WEEK!

My goodness how time does fly. It seems like just a few months ago I was going to my hometown SQL Saturday in Nashville, and now here I go again to my NEW... more »
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Almost…

Posted Jun 21, 2017

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This is my 899th post at SqlBlog.com. And my last. I made it to almost 900 posts and to almost 10 years. Blogging at SqlBlog has been an honor. I’ve... more »
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Modeling an Adjacency List Hierarchy with SQL Server 2017 Graph Database

Posted Jun 20, 2017

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In graph database, SQL Server 2017

The Northwind database implements the manager to employee hierarchy using an adjacency list, which is a type of graph. This post shows you how to migrate the... more »
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New Article: Help for DBAs Who Support SSIS at SQL Server Central

My latest article, Help for DBAs Who Support SSIS… is now live at SQL Server Central! In this article I share some tips and tricks for using SSIS Catalog... more »
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New Data Driven Episode: Rimma Nehme on CosmosDB, Planet-Scale Applications, and Selling Door-to-Door

Posted Jun 20, 2017

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This week on Data Driven, Frank and I are honored to interview Rimma Nehme, CosmosDB Architect at Microsoft. We had a fantastic time chatting about CosmosDB,... more »
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