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A Reminder From The Dentist  -  Having recently had a dental checkup, I am reminded that there are a number of things in life it pays to monitor every few months. Not paying attention to them can result in a bigger problem. How does a dentist appointment relate to an IT Professional? Read more to see the twisting of my thoughts.

Using Staging Tables Effectively in SSIS  -  Readers respond with some confusion regarding the use of Staging tables in SSIS projects. Lets bring some advice to the topic.

Heads up: SQL Server 2014 SP1 On Hold  -  SQL Server 2014 SP1 was momentarily released, then put on hold.

Staging Tables Optimize SSIS  -  Your SSIS package is really slow. It's hard to troubleshoot. It's hard to determine where the slow parts are in the performance. Perhaps staging tables may help solve the riddle.I recently interviewed for the opportunity to do work for a new company. They were asking a number of questions around performance tuning and opt

Contri buting Factors to Storage Architecture  -  As we have been discussing there are many choices for storage engines. Why do you choose one over the other? Perhaps the reasons may be much less about technical capabilities, or cost, and more about expertise. See what you think.

Where Do You See Biggest Tuning Challenges?  -  Some of our most popular content at the conference ( - on demand now, free), was about performance, tuning and so-on. What challenges to you see?

It's Not About Hierarchical  -  There is more to storage than relational and hierarchical. It's about the infrastructure surrounding it, and the work that needs to be accomplished.

All or Nothing  -  Response to Relational vs. Hierarchical storage was a resounding, no way hosea. We can't go back to hierarchical. We've been there, done that, got the TShirt, and it is old, stained, and worn out. Are they really mutually exclusive?

Hierarchical Storage vs. Relational Storage  -  This is not a new question. As NoSQL data engines emerge, the question gains new traction. However, we were asking this question decades ago regarding Mainframe storage engines. How do you choose today?

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