From time to time I get something come across my desk that is completely new to me, as was the case here. I was tasked with creating a front desk check-in app to replace the existing 3rd party product we currently use. Below I walk you through my tale and the thought processes I followed..
In the modern data market we're bombarded by advice on how to set up our tech to last the test of time and be perfect. While that is admirable and very important for reports used by a wide audience it is important to keep in mind that Power BI is also useful for small-scale personal use and to..
As January draws to a close, Microsoft lets in the new year with a CU for 2016 SP1 & SP2 and a hotfix for 2017 CU13 (as below). There are also Windows updates and a variety of stories in the news to take a look at.
Due to the large number of different SQL Server instances (and versions) we support, we get the luxury of seeing unusual behaviour more often than most. Something I’ve seen three times now is a curious issue with the SQL Server Agent on SQL 2016 CU5 which rarely crops up following a..