Articles from November 2015

Why Difficulty-Based Estimations are Important for Agile

We all know the feeling. You sit down in a Sprint Planning meeting and a project manager walks in. The instant that he sits down you can tell there will be some tension. He wants to do it. He is compelled to. He will absolutely try to force real world hours on your estimations. He lives in a world of…

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Temporal Tables in SQL Server 2016

A Simple Question  One of the most frequent questions that comes up in the realm of enterprise applications is:  Who has touched / modified this data?  Short questions usually have long answers, and this one is no exception. To understand the implications of this question, one has to understand the principle of temporal versioning. This essentially means that time is treated…

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Continuous Integration: Infrastructure as Code in DevOps

As technology continues to advance and more companies start to see the need to stay up-to-date on the “newest and latest,” the more I have become invested in researching ways technology is starting to impact roles in the workforce. As I dug deeper on Continuous Integration to elaborate further on my previously explored “DevOps” path, I stumbled upon this great…

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