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SQL Challenge: Tackling the Island Problem in Time Series Data

Jump into our SQL Challenge! Today, we’re exploring customer loyalty trends. Are you prepared to show off your SQL skills? About the quiz In this SQL pop quiz, we’re challenging you to demonstrate your understanding of islands in a time series data set. Whoever submits the correct and most performant query will be featured in …

Uli Bethke November 7, 2023

9 Critical Types of XML Tools for Developers

Trying to code XML and XSDs by hand is really tedious. It can be easy to mess up, especially with more complex XML based on industry data standards. XML software…
Uli Bethke February 9, 2024

How to Parse XML Data in SQL Server

The many options available for loading, querying, shredding, and converting XML on SQL Server can often be overwhelming for beginners. SQLXML, XPath, XQuery, OPENXML, FOR XML, OPENROWSET, BULK INSERT are…
Uli Bethke January 25, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to XML Mapping in 2024

XML mapping is a critical process in data integration, ETL, and system interoperability. As an architect, analyst, engineer, or manager involved in XML mapping projects, you're likely familiar with the…
charlie January 11, 2024

How to Insert XML Data into SQL Table?

You have 3 options for inserting XML data into an SQL table. Schema on read: Import the XML document into an SQL database table without converting the data to a…
Uli Bethke December 22, 2023

Should you Use Outsourced XML Conversion Services?

What is an XML conversion service? When companies need to process and convert XML documents they have two basic choices. They can either implement an XML conversion solution in-house with…
Uli Bethke December 15, 2023

SQL Parsing for PostgreSQL Table and Column Audit Logging

PostgreSQL, or Postgres, is an open-source object-relational database system known for its reliability, data integrity, and robust features. It offers advanced data types, comprehensive extensibility, and strong community support. Its…
Uli Bethke December 8, 2023