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Coeo presenters at SQLBits 2019

The Coeo team have had an exciting start to the New Year, with three of our colleagues having sessions accepted by SQLBits 2019!

Being a Graduate at Coeo

Students in the field of Computer Science are often led to believe that the most lucrative and interesting career paths available to them are as developers, but this discounts a whole array of other roles which incorporate use of novel technologies to fix interesting problems. My passion for..

Life as a Graduate at Coeo

As we come out of university we're usually in the mindset that there are only a few paths to follow within the sector of Computer Science, the most common being a Developer and that technical skill is the only skill that is demanded.

Coeo Session Submissions for SQLBits 2019

SQLBits, one of the best conferences for the Microsoft Data platform in the world, has recently closed the session submissions and the Coeo team has entered a great range of talks covering the different technologies within the Microsoft Data Platform.

Recovering from Disaster - a five-point plan

Too often, a disaster recovery plan can look a little like it was put together by the underpants gnomes.

Phase 1: Take database backups

Phase 2: ???

Phase 3: Recovered from disaster

Starting with taking backups isn’t the worst idea (can’t say the same for collecting underpants), but this..

First Fix and Second Fix

When DBAs are troubleshooting issues, solutions are sometimes applied in the heat of a critical incident which solve the problem, which are then walked away from because the issue has been “fixed”. With experience and a better understanding of the broader issue of long-term solutions, you..

Public Speaking - My Favourite Nightmare

Speaking at events isn’t something that comes naturally to me and I think many people who work in the tech industry find computers easier to interact with than humans. Nevertheless, I think public speaking is a really worthwhile skill; whether to small groups or large conferences it’s important..

Learn with Coeo at SQL Bits

SQL Bits is a highlight of the year for European data professionals and this February's conference schedule is shaping up to be an exciting one.

Musings of a Working Mum

Since becoming a Mum I’ve found working life hard. Really hard. Don’t get me wrong, I expected disruption and compromise but what I didn’t expect was the overwhelming feeling of guilt. Guilt I impose upon myself, I’m sure, but it’s constant. I'm pretty sure that the guilt that comes along with..

Learn to query SQL Server databases

I’m increasingly meeting people at data and tech community events who need to query SQL Server databases, but who don’t need to know how the database engine works, how to create databases – in fact how to do anything other than connect and retrieve data.  That can be a problem for some training..

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