Database transformation from SQL Server to YugabyteDB

A database transformation and migration project takes solid planning and testing. I’ve found that three common changes required when transforming a SQL Server database to YugabyteDB YSQL are related to syntax, performance, and stored procedures. These will get you started on your transformation project. Syntax Transforming a schema from MS SQL to YugabyteDB requires...

Belt and Suspenders

I’m writing this the night before we’re going to get some very bad weather. In North Carolina this time of year, that could mean an ice storm. Ice coats all the big and little branches on all the trees, and then they start to shatter onto roofs and overhead cables. I’ve lived all over...

Which Open-Source Database?

I’m an open-source database consultant. But which open-source database? Well, several of them. I made the decision several years ago to take every opportunity to work with multiple databases. Why? This was the kind of database consultant I intended to be — providing value to engineering teams by guiding them to the right system,...