Monthly Archives: January 2015

T-SQL Fundamentals Chapter 1

In Itzik Ben-Gan's book, Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals, Chapter 1 teaches some good basics for understanding database architecture: 1. SQL Server can contain multiple databases. The setup program creates several system databases that hold system data serving internal purposes. After installation, you can create user databases that hold application data. (p. 14) 2.…
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On the Road in NE Washington State

Stanton in NE Washington

Stanton in NE Washington

Back in October, I was asked to travel to Newport, Washington and then onto Colville, Washington to install some new microphones and related peripheral equipment on some radiologist's workstations. the trip was a fun experience as I drove to places I had never before visited. As can been seen here in this "selfie", there is a river behind me. This river separates Idaho from Washington. This stretch of road is beautiful especially with the Autumn leaves changing colors and ready to fall to the ground.

IF you ever get a chance, take the back road between Newport and Colville, Washington. It will be worth the drive.

SQL – A Look Back

Recently, I was asked to share my SQL experience with an interested professional. Since it has almost been three years since this coursework, I struggled to remember the training received. I have been out of school now for over two years. My last SQL class was Spring term 2012. This class was an Advanced SQL…
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