Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 16

The Phone Is The PC

When the iPhone was initially introduced some years ago, a colleague of mine mentioned that he thought the device was going to replace desktops and laptops. At the time, I balked at his idea. No one wants to read a large spreadsheet on the tiny 4″ screen on my Droid X. No one wants to …

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Feb 16

Fun with ER/Studio

I’ve been trying to work with Embarcadero’s ER/Studio Data Architect for a while now. My goal is to reverse-engineer an existing production application schema. The problem whit this schema is that there is a major lack of defined FK constraints. So any ERD reverse-engineered is mostly just entities and no relationships. Part of my job …

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Feb 10

Welcome

Well everyone else is going it, I might as well host my own blog. I intend this blog to focus on the multitude of database topics that I deal with on a regular basis, but I will also write about any IT technology that peaks my interest. Enjoy reading! Thanks, Brian