Data Access

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What is Metadata?

What is metadata? Well, It’s an odd concept to wrap your head around. Metadata is essentially the secondary layer of data that tracks details about the “regular” data. The regular

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Fivetran Pricing Explained

One of the biggest trends of the 21st century is the massive surge in analytics. Analytics is the process of utilizing data to drive future decision-making. With so much of

Buying Data for Improved Investment Decisions

Investing is tricky. Everyone from experienced retail investors to venture capital professionals will tell you that there are loads of variables to consider. You need to understand the market and

Detecting Alphabetic Data

Question: How do you detect alphabetic data being entered into an integer field from a cin statement? Answer: The easiest way to do that is by having cin read a

Wide Character Literals

A string literal is a sequence of one or more characters enclosed in double quotes: cout

Sizeof or strlen()?

What’s wrong with the following code excerpt? const char name[] = “john doe”; //9 characters, null char implicitly added by compilersize_t namesz = strlen(name); //namesz equals 8! Nothing, in fact.