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Do You Make These 5 Database Design Mistakes? [SLIDESHOW]

A while back I wrote a post on the five database design mistakes you don't want to make. I always meant to build slides for the post but never seemed to have the time. I finally found a few odd moments here and there over the past few weeks and...

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Designing a Database: 7 Things You Don’t Want To Do

Your database design is awful.The reason nobody has told you this yet is for one of two reasons: ignorance or apathy. They either don't know it's bad, or they don't care.Well *I* care about bad designs, as I typically bear the burden of having to make queries run fast and...

This Week’s Microsoft #BeTheNext Episode is Live

The third episode of Be The Next Microsoft Employee went live today and I enjoyed this one even more than the first two.First things first: Buck Woody (blog | @buckwoody) needed two hands to hold his coffee in this episode. Either he is getting weaker, or that coffee is getting stronger. My guess...

Do You Make These 5 Database Design Mistakes?

Look, everyone makes mistakes. It's true. But not all of us have the chance to make mistakes that end up costing millions of dollars in hardware and production support costs.Any one of the following five mistakes listed below will add additional costs to your company. It's guaranteed. The costs could be...