SQL Server vNext (aka 2017) CTP2 Includes Python Scripting

More Analytic Excitement in SQL Server 2017 Last week (the third week in April 2017) Microsoft released its Community Technology Preview 2.0 for SQL Server vNext, more often referred to as simply “SQL Server 2017”. Among the many new features of interest to business intelligence analysts, data scientists, and machine learning afficianados is support for […]
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What’s New (In Fact Very New) in SQL Server 2017

Microsoft Releases Community Technology Preview 2.0 for SQL Server vNext (aka SQL Server 2017) As is usually the case, the release of a technology preview of SQL Server provides lots of interesting new features for SQL admins and developers to ponder. CTP 2.0 for SQL Server vNext (generally just called SQL Server 2017) is no […]
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Is functional programming more effective than object-oriented programming?

Imperative vs functional programming. It’s a debate that goes back to the birth of high-level languages—Fortran vs Lisp. In later years, it was retreaded as object-oriented vs function programming (OOP vs FP)—OOP having become the (massively) dominant software development paradigm. And, I’m a fully paid-up member. I embraced Object Pascal via Delphi 1 on 1995 […]
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Improve Your Security with Two-Factor Authentication

Two-step or two-factor authentication provides better security than a single factor. For instance, a fingerprint and PIN is stronger than either alone. Security professionals generally divide authentication techniques into three categories: something you have, something you know, and something you are. Corresponding examples would be a token or an app on a smartphone, a password, and […]
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The Critical First Step in Solving Problems

Solving problems is great…but, first, you have to determine what the problem really is. This doesn’t necessarily require some brilliant flash of insight — there are simple tools that you can apply to nail down what’s going wrong. You can start, for example, by determining what IS and IS NOT true compared to other problems you […]
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