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Why Database Engineers Should Own the Application Repository


As a database professional its my responsibility to make sure data is well formed, performant and available to the end user. So many of us only stop there thinking they only should work with their database technology. Let’s explore why this mentality needs to change.

Kent Howerter

Kent Howerter


The SARGable Query


Knowing how to correctly write high performance queries will help the speed of your database and make your applications preform well under pressure. Today we are going to help define what SARGable and non-SARGable queries.

Kent Howerter

Kent Howerter


How to Choose the Right Database


I had a developer ask me a question the other day that made me take a few steps back. They asked me how would I know if the database I want to use is the right one? Now this question is like producing a new report for the business. It will raise a bunch of other questions with deeper analysis and eventually, the answer comes to the forefront. Let’s look at a few current options.

Kent Howerter

Kent Howerter