Does anyone have experience with NoSQL databases (CouchDB, MongoDB, Google's BigTable, Dynamo, Cassandra...)? What was it like? Was it actual production/on the job experience? What will happen to ...
Once upon a time it was common practice for both the business logic and database logic to be written in the same language (eg PL/SQL, Transact SQL, etc), more recently the practice is to separate the ...
Most software developers want to keep application logic in the application layer, and it probably feels natural for us to keep it here. Database developers seem to want to put application logic in the ...
I'd like to have my database schema synchronized with my Visual Studio .dbproj database project. Right now, I'm using SSMS for most of my database development work, and I've to manually use the ...
Every time I read about Oracle programmers etc, I get confused. I don't know what exactly they do. From my understanding, application programmers need to develop the core functionality. The libraries ...
Should items like Foreign Keys, Constraints, Default Values, and so on be handled by the database management system (in this case, MS SQL 2005) or the application? I have heard opinions from both ...
I'm working on an application, which when deployed is installed locally on client machines, and uses a local database server. Stupidly, I didn't plan for schema changes -- and now it needs to change. ...
Quite often in my work the idea of 2-way data synchronisation between database systems crops up. The classic example is two slightly different CRM systems (say, Raiser's Edge and Salesforce) and the ...
I need to learn how databases work in order to use them more efficiently, and my way of learning is by doing. I want to create my own database system. I am not referring to creating a pseudo-database ...
One of our senior developers has stated that we should be using a naming convention for stored procedures with an "objectVerb" style of naming such as ("MemberGetById") instead of a "verbObject" type ...
We are using SQL Source Control 3, SQL Compare, SQL Data Compare from RedGate, Mercurial repositories, TeamCity and a set of 4 environments including production. I am working on getting us to a ...
I’m developing a web-based store in MVC (very closely based on the SportsStore example in Pro ASP.Net MVC 3 Framework http://www.powells.com/biblio/61-9781430234043-0). I’m using a SQL database and ...