Author: Ian Fogelman

Ian is a database enthusiast with expertise across multiple database technologies including SQL Server, RDS, Snowflake, MySQL and Postgres. Other technologies and concepts that Ian has expert level experience with include AWS, ETL strategies, Python scripting, Cloud architecture and system automation.

SUBSTRING Command in SQL: A Primer

SQL Server

Similar to my article regarding the SQL Server STUFF command, today we will be examining the...
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The Essence and Configuration of AWS Virtual Private Cloud

AWS, Cloud

Amazon Web Service environment is a fully digital experience of a typical brick-and-mortar data center. All components, such as firewalls...
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How to Use REPLACE in SQL

Database development, Statements

When querying data with SQL, the need to manipulate string-based results is very common. There are many options across the major relational...
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The AWS Secrets Manager

AWS, Cloud • 2 Comments

Problem Statement Keeping credentials and other sensitive data out of application code can be a...
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Overview of T-SQL PRINT Statement

Database development, Statements

PRINT statements are crucial in any programming language. They will allow the routine or program that you are running to dump some type of...
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T-SQL Stuff Command

Database development, Statements

The main idea around the SQL Server function called STUFF is concatenating multiple columns into a single column with more flexibility than...
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How to Connect Python to SQL Server to Automate Backend Process

Automation, Database administation

Automating backend processes in your SQL Server instance is a common task. Whether it is refreshing...
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An Overview of the PRINT Statement in SQL Server

Database development, Statements

The SQL PRINT statement serves to display the user-defined message. For example, you are developing a script with T-SQL Loops, and you want...
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