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Keyhole To Sponsor SQL Saturday Kansas City

Lauren Fournier Community, Company News Leave a Comment

We are pleased to announce that Keyhole Software is a sponsor of the 2016 SQL Saturday Kansas City. SQL Saturday is a one-day, free training opportunity for SQL Server professionals and learners on September 24, 2016. SQL Saturday training events take place in cities across the globe; this is the seventh SQL Saturday event to take place in Kansas City. The event is …

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SQL for Application Developers

Mark Adelsberger Databases, Programming, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

“SQL? Isn’t that just something my ORM tools use?” Often application developers can and should remain at least one level removed from SQL. JPA and the Entity Framework each provide more abstract (and OO-friendly) query languages, and it’s often unnecessary to write any queries at all. If you ever diagnose production support issues, though, being proficient with SQL can greatly …

Is NoSQL The SQL Sequel?

Lou Mauget Databases, Opinion, Technology Snapshot 8 Comments

“Can’t we all just get along?”  I assert that the explosion of so-called NoSQL database management systems (DBMS) is not displacing the well-known relational DBMS (RDBMS) that we love and admire. There is room for each, sometimes within one application. Why? Visits by three spirits could enlighten us … 1. Spirit of DBMS Past The DBMS was invented before the …