Monthly Archives: January 2018

Log Data, also known as the ‘Factless Fact Table’

I love log data. I did a lot of log analysis early in my career. I see a lot of value added context when you combine parsing log data and allow for rollups and drilldowns. Obviously, not every database schema … Continue reading

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Big Data?

I have played with Hadoop quite a bit, and especially Docker, HyperV. I have built thousands of VMs over the years. Yes. I focus on data. But I play with a lot of other tools. I mastered Enterprise ETL back … Continue reading

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Database Guy… or Full-Stack? Sort-of In Between…

I love Data. I also love XML, Screen Scraping and Browser Automation. I see websites as data ready for analysis. Many people put all the logic in the web tier. I disagree. Why would you NOT want to combine your … Continue reading

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Available for Relocation?

Am I available for relocation? Yes. Definitely so. But I require cash up front for the travels, transportation and short term housing. I won’t discuss the details until we can talk about the complete offer. It just doesn’t make sense … Continue reading

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How to close a deal with me…

I like to move directly to client discussions. I have had 50,000 phone calls with recruiters in 20 years.. Let’s move forward. We can settle the details later. I just think that a journey of a thousand miles starts with … Continue reading

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My Favorite Part of SQL Server

My favorite component in MS SQL is probably Sql Agent. I love the flexibility it provides. But nothing can compare with the power of AdHoc Reporting with SQL Server Analysis Services. OLAP is a wonderful platform for cutting the workload … Continue reading

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Thank You!

THANK YOU for your interest in working with me. I have a lot of experience, from ETL to Business Intelligence, DBA to DB Development. I am very well rounded and love Linux, Big Data, Deployment and Automation. I have done … Continue reading

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Oracle’s Database Future Could Be Dimming

On Jan. 2, technology news outlet The Information published a report suggesting that hyperscale cloud vendors Amazon (AMZN) and Salesforce (CRM) are aggressively moving down the path of migrating operations off Oracle’s (ORCL) database technology and onto open-source and/or internally … Continue reading

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