Finding the Right Data Types

 
English Intermediate Data & AI

Have you ever truly wondered what the right data type is for your SQL tables? I mean, we use the standard ones, but are they really the right ones? We'll review the ever expanding data types that are available and why we would use one over another. We'll go over not just SQL Server data types but a few other databases as well.

Speaker

Kevin Wilkie

Sherpa of Data in all of it's various forms, i.e. Power BI, Tableau, R, SQL Server, Oracle, PostGres, etc...

Kevin has 15+ years experience with SQL Server and has worked with the product since version 6.5, although he remembers with distaste the early versions of the product. He started working with SQL Server as an "Accidental" DBA, and has moved up through the ranks as a SQL Developer, a BI Associate, and Production DBA at various parts of his career. Currently, he works as a Lead Data Analyst spreading the gospel of how great data can be to anyone and everyone who will listen.

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