Monthly Archives: January 2015

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Written on Jan, 23, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

[Cross-posted from blog.davemdavis.net] On January 21, 2015, Microsoft announced that the science fiction of holograms has become science fact.  They announced a new product, based on Windows 10, called HoloLens,  the first self contained, wearable computer that can create holograms.  This announcement has generated a buzz. If you haven’t seen the video Microsoft put out, take a minute, follow the …

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Written on Jan, 14, 2015 by in | 2 Comments.

As we embark on the 22nd year of everyone’s favorite RDBMS, I decided to create a tuple of SQL Server New Year’s resolutions.  Hopefully you can find some things in this list that ring true for you. Test your database backups – When is the last time you successfully restored a production database backup file?  Ideally this is a regularly …

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Written on Jan, 08, 2015 by in | 1 Comment.

Recently, I was in the throes of writing some deep, well thought out, frustratingly simple yet mind-numbingly complex DAX calculations. I had things just about where I wanted them and had started cleaning up my model a bit by doing some typical housekeeping (renaming, reordering, etc). I don’t know for sure if that did it but I am pretty sure. …

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