Jamie Whitehorn

Jamie Whitehorn

A self proclaimed geek who loves technology, data, computers and science; but balances this by spending time with his wonderful better half and their dogs and horses in the countryside.

Using Teradata SQL: Check the size of tables in a database

Some useful SQL that lets you find how much disk space your database and tables are actually using.

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Using Teradata SQL: Create a reference table for human generations

Useful SQL to create a reference table of human generations like Millennial, Generation X, Baby Boomer etc with start and end dates.

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Using Teradata SQL: How to find all the tables in a database or user area

This SQL lets you find all the tables in a particular database or your user area (your personal database) in Teradata, or table names that match a pattern.

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Using Teradata SQL: Find the difference between two timestamps and express as hours

How to compare two timestamps in SQL and express the result in hours.

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Dogs and hot houses

With hot weather looming, we have some tips on how to keep your house cool when you have dogs but don't have air-conditioning.

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Using Excel: How to count unique values

How to count unique values in a table or other data range in Excel. Includes a quick method for numbers, and a slower generic method that works with text.

Using... & How To's
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Hacking a Davis Wireless Vantage Pro 2 Weather Station: Part 2 - the basic hardware

Part 2 deals with the basic hardware you need to hack the Davis VP2 ISS by intercepting the radio signals and shows the basic premise works.

Maker
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Using Teradata SQL: How to find the number of AMPs and Nodes

How to find the number of AMPs and Nodes in a Teradata installation using a simple SQL query.

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Using Teradata SQL: How to drop (aka delete) a lot of tables at once

This SQL creates a series of commands that can be used to DROP (aka delete) all the TABLES that match a pattern or username.

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