Creating A Reddit Bot

Happy New Year!  It has been quite a long while since I last wrote a blog post.  After making it 100 straight blog posts without missing a Tuesday or Friday deadline, I decided to take a little break from blogging.  However, I’ve done a few exciting programming and database related things in that time, and […]

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Looking Back

It’s really hard for me to believe, but this is my 100th post to TechTrek.  I’m really proud of everything that has happened and all of the things that I have learned since my first post on November 5th, 2015.  I’m incredibly proud of myself for not once missing a publishing date — I set a […]

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Service Level Agreements

Several weeks ago, we reviewed ITIL, its practices, terminologies, and certification (you can read that here).  Part of ITIL’s definitions and methodologies are something known as SLAs. An SLA is a Service Level Agreement.  It is an agreement between an IT service provider and a customer.  It describes the IT service, documents Service Level Targets, and […]

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What Is The Kimball Group?

The Kimball Group is a team of people that specialize in designing data warehouses for business intelligence.  They came up with a methodology for designing data warehouses and other general business intelligence methodologies. What Is A Data Warehouse? A data warehouse takes data from a company’s databases and optimizes it for analytics.  Data warehouses are […]

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