Learning

What is your Motivation?

I find Ted talks to be very interesting. Over the last few years, I have listened to one almost every night before bed. As a technologist who likes to solve hard problems this last one I listened to had a big impact on me. I think you should take a few minutes and listen. I have seen the problem of…

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Process

Lunch and Learn (Breakfast and Learn)

It is important to continue with learning and growing as a professional. One thing that has helped me continue to grow and learn is hosting lunch and learns at the different places I have worked. During this process I have formulated a little outline that might help you start your own lunch and learn (Breakfast and Learn, Brown Bag, Show…

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Architecture, Standards

T-SQL Documentation

This is a standard of how we should document databases and data structures. Philosophy In order to fully understand our data structures and to make our software more maintainable we want to have good documentation of our T-SQL. This helps lower errors in code and helps future developers understand why a database or data structure exists. Documentation Guidance Database Each…

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Architecture, Standards

T-SQL Code Readability and Format

This standard should provide guidance for developers who are writing and working in T-SQL. This for all T-SQL code including stored procedures, function, etc… Philosophy We want to have code the is readable and formatted in a consistent manner across enterprise. This will help provide high quality development as well as it will lower the cost of future maintenance of…

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Architecture, Standards

T-SQL Error Handling

This is a architectural pattern for handling errors in T-SQL. Philosophy The philosophy we will be using for error handling is that we want to make sure that all errors are understood and handled appropriately. This is important for T-SQL because we do not want to corrupt data, stop processing or have silent errors.   We will be using TRY CATCH…

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Architecture, Standards

T-SQL Logging

This is a framework and standard for handling logging different system messages including Debug, Error, Fatal, Info, Trace, and Warn for aiding in trouble shooting, auditing and tractability of the T-SQL system. Philosophy We want to make sure that if anything happens in the execution of T-SQL that is abnormal, that we log out what occurred to help with troubleshooting…

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Architecture, Standards

T-SQL Naming

This standard should provide guidance for developers who are naming object in T-SQL. Philosophy We want object to have simple to understand and consistent naming across all T-SQL in an enterprise. This will not only help your quality but speed up the development life cycle of T-SQL projects. Overall All Concepts This are concepts that apply to all T-SQL objects…

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