Database Management & Programming News, Articles & Tutorials for Database Administrators
Creating or Altering an Objects with a Single Statement 04/06/2020
Do you get tired of having your CREATE PROCEDURE statement failing if the stored procedure already exists? Read on to learn a better solution for avoiding this.
Considerations for Deploying Azure SQL Database Managed Instances 03/30/2020
Microsoft provides a number of different deployment options for its Azure SQL Database offerings. While most of them share the same characteristics, one in particular warrants special attention from the standpoint of its infrastructure dependencies. That exception is Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, which will be the topic of this article.
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.