Author Archives: Jiří Hubáček

About Jiří Hubáček

Experienced consultant and blogger for Microsoft SQL Server and related products. Likes cats, workouts and delicious food. Enjoys sailing, traveling, time spent with wife and friends.

Starting a new blog

In the last months, I made a decision to launch a new blog in my own domain and hosted WordPress. I needed more flexibility over installed plugins and more content control. I would also like to focus more on Big … Continue reading

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Learning new stuff

Through our career we face a lot of demands to learn new stuff. New versions of products are being constantly released and keep yourself up-to-date is quite demanding. What used to be widely used product in the last year might become … Continue reading

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How I Met Teradata

By the end of 2013 I was looking for a new place to continue my career. During January 2014 I had two great offers. First offer meant to stay with Microsoft and SQL Server, second to marry Teradata.

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My 2013 in review

2013 was quite a busy year. At the start of the year

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Joys With Datetimes

Sometimes we need to generate current timestamp in a special format (e.g. suffixes for backup files). If we are unlucky that requested format is not supported by CONVERT function and SQL Server version is 2008 R2 and older this might … Continue reading

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T-SQL vs. MDX

Although MDX has some similarities with T-SQL these languages are in many ways different. MDX is an acronym for MultiDimensional expression. Nowadays MDX is implemented in many non-Microsoft analytical platforms. Like T-SQL MDX in SQL Server has two usages: Expression … Continue reading

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Interview Question

During my interview I got an exam about general IT knowledge and some SQL stuff. However there was a question I was not able to answer right away.

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