On Saturday, March 2nd of 2019 I'm presenting 2 sessions. Join me for South FL Code Camp 2019 at Nova South Eastern University in the Carl DeSantis building. You can register for this one-day free learning event here. This year I am presenting 2 sessions. Real-time Sentiment Prediction in SQL Server Track: SQL/BI - Room 2067 Time: 9:50AM-11:00AM… Continue reading Wanna join me at South Florida Code Camp?
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My Schedule @ PASS Summit 2018
This was my 2nd time attending the annual conference and I barely got a chance to plan my schedule ahead of time. I pretty much selected the pre-con(s) the same day they were announced months prior, but not the general conference sessions until 2 days before my flight to Seattle, WA. I compiled this list… Continue reading My Schedule @ PASS Summit 2018
Hack / Protect / Predict – SQL Server (Slides for SQL Saturday Orlando 801)
Hi, I'm excited to share with you that I'll be presenting this Saturday, October 6, 2018, at SQL Saturday Orlando. The most fun SQL Saturday event I've attended. It's going to be my first time announcing this content on SQL Server 2019 (currently ctp 2) and SSMS 18 preview 4. Plus, maybe playing SQL Family Feud.… Continue reading Hack / Protect / Predict – SQL Server (Slides for SQL Saturday Orlando 801)
Hurdles of Encryption – Refresh X from Y
In short, sys.dm_database_encryption_keys allowed to see the encryption state and I found the system was in progress of decrypting the database. The hurdle originated while trying to restore encrypted database backups generated by Prod svr(s) to Dev svr(s). The lower env needed the Prod keys to decrypt the Prod backup files. While trying to restore… Continue reading Hurdles of Encryption – Refresh X from Y
SQL text search – 3x faster CONTAINS vs LIKE.
My friend asked, does SQL Server have a data type or type of index it can use to search for text in a field? Yes, use varchar. If possible, create a non-clustered index on the column or use a full-text search catalog index. You can use the Like operator or the Contains operator if you… Continue reading SQL text search – 3x faster CONTAINS vs LIKE.
Encryption and Database Source Control
Since returning from PASS Summit, I spent a rigorous amount of time developing slides & demos to share the latest technologies I learned, attempting to deliver on my pact with my CIO and Director. Yesterday, I delivered the 2nd round on that promise and received great feedback. PS. Shopping for a new tie. I intentionally focused… Continue reading Encryption and Database Source Control
VIDEO: 5 Questions from CIOs to SQL DBAs and Developers
TRANSCRIPT Hi, I’m Hiram and I’m a Database Administrator and Developer. I am recording this video to answer 5 questions I got recently from CIOs. 1. What have you done regarding DB high availability to assist with the implementation of Active/Active solutions? <See video: Answer 1 goes here> 2. Can you deconstruct how you solved… Continue reading VIDEO: 5 Questions from CIOs to SQL DBAs and Developers
1st Time Presenting at SFCodeCamp 2018
Well, that turned out much better than expected. After receiving the news, the day before the conference, that I was selected to speak at South Florida Code Camp 2018, I shared the news with friends and colleagues inviting them to the event. Immediately, I rushed to prepare the necessary equipment and pick up my speaker… Continue reading 1st Time Presenting at SFCodeCamp 2018
I’ll be presenting tomorrow at Nova Southeastern University – 9:50am Room 2081 (Carl DeSantis Building)
Hi, I just received the news that I got selected to speak at Nova Southeastern University tomorrow, 2/10/18 at 9:50am in Room 2081 (Carl DeSantis Building). Here’s the event info: http://fladotnet.com/codecamp/Home.aspx Register here (FREE): https://eventbrite.com/e/south-florida-code-camp-2018-tickets-38099337143 Pls fwd this invite to your friends and colleagues if you think they’ll be interested in attending. There will be… Continue reading I’ll be presenting tomorrow at Nova Southeastern University – 9:50am Room 2081 (Carl DeSantis Building)
DBA Makes His Own Super Bowl LII Ad.
While my friends and family enjoyed the game, my uncle and I worked rigorously to make this video. During SuperBowl LII we edited the clip and barely got to watch the game. This was VERY hard to make, but I am happy to share the finished clip. After a few lessons learned, I plan to make… Continue reading DBA Makes His Own Super Bowl LII Ad.
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