How to (efficiently) update millions of records in a SQL table

You need to update one or more columns in a table with millions of records with data from another table, what's a good way of going this with low risk and in an optimized way? One of my favorite ways of dealing with millions of records in a table is processing inserts, deletes, or updates … Continue reading How to (efficiently) update millions of records in a SQL table

Enabling software engineering teams for success.

Software development is hard, and it isn't always the programming language or the framework you use, it's the people who work on it. People are an essential part of a team; everything can be easily changed and fixed, but to achieve effective communication and a great culture, you need to make sure people work well … Continue reading Enabling software engineering teams for success.

Maintain your mental health during the pandemic, go out for walks.

As we continue to be in quarantine, I’ve been walking more than usual, trying to fight boredom and insanity. Walking has always been one of my favorite activities, especially when it is paired with a good audiobook or podcast. Staying home is the best we can do to help avoid spreading this virus, or to avoid getting … Continue reading Maintain your mental health during the pandemic, go out for walks.

Sobre el coronavirus, una nota del futuro

Hola amigos. El brote en Estados Unidos del virus COVID-19 comenzó aquí en donde vivo, en Seattle, Washington y durante un tiempo, esta ciudad fue el epicentro de la pandemia en los Estados Unidos. Hoy, la ciudad de Nueva York sostiene este titulo, y espero que las cosas mejoren allí, y en todas partes. La … Continue reading Sobre el coronavirus, una nota del futuro