Database

Santa’s making his list, he’ll be checking it twice if he doesn’t cleanse his database

It was that one Christmas, we all remember it.

We didn’t get the present we wanted. It wasn’t just a bit wrong, it was so totally NOT what we had written on our little lists that we couldn’t comprehend where Santa has rustled this alien present idea from. Yes, it would have been something that we could have liked last year maybe, but we were so much older and more mature now that there’s no way we could take that present to school and show it off.  read more >>>

If at first you don’t succeed, apply and apply again

At Data8 we occasionally get some very complex requests which present a challenge to our developers requiring them to conjure up new technology from the ether. One recent example was the ‘ApplyRules’ code, which we’ve used on a few data cleansing jobs where a cleanup using complex matching routines just wouldn’t cut it. And cutting is exactly what ApplyRules does.  read more >>>