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SQL Server : Understanding String Data Types

Following up to my last post on understanding numeric data types in SQL Server, in this post I would like to touch on the issue of string data types. 313 more words


Big Data and Genealogy, or the Commodification of History

Next week’s Digital History class will be all about databases, data mining, big data and API’s. Suspecting that I would probably feel paralyzed when going through the readings I decided to first go through the definitions of each of these things on Wikipedia. 2,037 more words

Digital History

Data Science Laboratory System

Data Science Laboratory System:

Buck Woody has a great series of posts where he runs through the setup and use of several different types of database systems as well as other data processing tools. 66 more words


Inter-American Court of Human Rights Database Now Available

By Laura Cadra

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) Project of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review has released its… 134 more words

International Law

Migration Round Trip

A few weeks from now I’ll throw the switch and redirect Cryptosmith web traffic to its new home.

For now, cryptosmith.com still goes to the old site, though popular content and the RSS feed go to the new site at… 595 more words


Scripta Sinica 漢籍電子文獻資料庫

The Scripta Sinica 漢籍電子文獻資料庫 database, compiled by the Academia Sinica in Taiwan, is an essential set of classic Chinese works, all in fulltext.

More than 814 titles and 477,960,000 characters of materials pertaining to the traditional Chinese classics have been included in the database, and have been categorized with meticulous care. 93 more words


Indexes By Anology

Recently I ran across a blog which tried to use the analogy of a library to describe the difference between clustered and non-clustered indexes in SQL Server.   883 more words

Database Internals