This month the #TSQL2SDAY invitation comes from Andy Leonard (blog|twitter). The T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blogging event that was created by Adam Machanic (blog|twitter) and is maintained by Steve Jones (blog|twitter). Andy invites us to write about ch-ch-ch-ch-changes and how we deal with them. The invitation is in this post. Cloudvolution Cloud, Azure, in…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #138: Managing Technology Changes
This month the #TSQL2SDAY invitation comes from Steve Jones (blog|twitter). Steve is a maintainer of the T-SQL Tuesday – monthly blogging event that was created by Adam Machanic (blog|twitter). Steve invites us to write about Jupyter notebooks. The invitation is in this post. Jupyter Notebooks Project Jupyter is something that data scientists are familiar with.…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #137: Using Jupyter Notebooks
This month the #TSQL2SDAY invitation comes from Brent Ozar (blog|twitter). Brent wants us to write about our favourite (or least favourite) data types. The invitation is in this post. sql_variant Of all data types available in SQL Server – sql_variant is one of the most interesting to me. The Microsoft documentation writes all about it,…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #136: sql_variant to the rescue
Winter Spring is coming It is February already, and the good thing is that it is the shortest month, so March is around the corner. I have a pleasure to invite the community for another edition of #TSQL2SDAY. The T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly blog party that happens on the second Tuesday of each month.…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #135: The outstanding tools of the trade that make your job awesome
OK, so it is Vaccinary (13th month of 2020 or 2020+1) and James McGillivray (blog|twitter) is inviting us for another #TSQL2SDAY. This month the topic is a break. Break at home Children – can break things 🙂 but also help to take breaks from work. Watching children grow and learn One of my favourite activity…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #134: give me a break
Last month of the year brings a great topic proposed by Lisa Bohm (blog|twitter). Lisa asks about technical things we have learned from writing or giving the presentation. While ago I have written a post about saving Outlook attachments with PowerShell and that that was actually the thing I learned from the topic I want…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #133: What (Else) Have You Learned from Presenting?
This month Taiob Ali (blog|twitter) asks the community about the ways to handle the challenging 2020. See the #132 #tsql2sday invitation. Here is my story. Background Just before the virus outbreak, I have changed the job (the main reason was to spend more time with the family and work from home more often). The change…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #132: How Are You Coping with Pandemic?
This month Rob Volk (blog|twitter) hosts the #TSQL2SDAY event (see the invitation). I am going to tell you about how I was learning SQL JOIN. Very often I used analogies to learn or understand something. In my work, I tried to find a similar example fitted to a job that I was currently dealing with.…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #131: Data Analogies, or: Explain Databases Like I’m Five! – Magda
Wake me up when September ends Green Day Now I am fully awake and ready to contribute to the latest #TSQL2SDAY. This month’s host is Rob Volk (blog|twitter). Rob’s inspiration from Reddit ELI5 resulted in this great topic. AND vs OR Back in the days when I was tutoring math, I had two children who…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #131: Data Analogies, or: Explain Databases Like I’m Five!
This month Elizabeth Noble (blog|twitter) hosts the #TSQL2SDAY event (see the invitation) and would like to know how did you make your life easier by automating thing. Paper age There was this place I just started and wanted to request a day off. I asked people around how to do this, what system do we…Read More T-SQL Tuesday #130: Automate Your Stress Away