Database Management & Programming News, Articles & Tutorials for Database Administrators
Working with SQL Cursors 03/23/2020
In SQL cursors serve as a pointer that enables application programming language to deal with query results one row at a time. Read on to explores the concept behind and learn how to declare cursors, open, retrieve data from them, and then close them.
Connecting to a MySQL Database in .NET 03/16/2020
Learn how to connect to a MySQL database from a .NET application.
Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database 03/11/2020
Learn how to add data to a NoSQL Cloud-based database (Firebase Firestore) from a simple web application.
Introduction to Firebase 03/09/2020
If you are doing a mobile or web-based app that need scalable access to a scalable, multi-user Cloud-based database that includes analytics and other features, then Firebase is worth taking a look. Read on to learn about the no-cost version of this NoSQL database that you can get started with today!
Verifying Object Exists and Dropping Object with One Statement 03/02/2020
Discover how to do both in one SQL Server statement: Verify that a SQL Server object exists and drop the object.
Addressing the Drop Column Bug in Oracle 18c and 19c 02/24/2020
The latest two versions of Oracle can throw an error when columns are set as unused and then dropped. Learn about this issue and how to address it.
Introduction to Azure SQL Database Auto-Failover Groups 02/17/2020
Auto-Failover Groups addresses several limitations that were in the Azure SQL Database. Read on to learn more!
How do OODBMS and ORDBMS Differ from RDBMS? 02/10/2020
Get a high-level understanding of how object-relational and object-oriented database management systems differ from traditional relational database management systems.
The New SQL Server Approximate Count Distinct Function 02/03/2020
With the introduction of SQL Server 2019, Microsoft introduced a new method to count distinct values that can be faster and uses less resources. Read on to learn more!
Understanding Query Execution in Relational Database System Architecture 01/27/2020
What happens behind the scene in a modern relational database management system when a user submits a query until the result is obtained from the database? Read on to learn more!