Spoiler: it has 100% chance that it won’t be you unless you are a politician.

A true story

Around fifteen years ago I started to observe a strange nature of people. It somehow comes from the “sheep” mentality at election time seasoned with some misunderstanding. The talk was about election which is a…


The current Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban prefers to use the Hungarian version of this word even in the “royal radio” about liberal people (citizens) who are not a fan of him.

The origin of this word is not very clear. Some people suppose that it comes from the word…


Searching in documents is easy with SQL Server, but quite challenging on the infrastructure side. In this article I will show you how to index files, what practices people use to index large number of scanned documents and how to store files in your database.

First of all everything detailed…


Saving time with ranking

Using pure CONTAINS can be painful. Not for you as a developer, but for your users. There is a reason why Google Search became an industry standard and even Microsoft copied Google search results to improve Bing when they saved the searches in Internet Explorer.

Ranking is the most important…


Advanced methods provided by SQL Server

In the previous article you read about the LIKE statement with its pros and cons. If you were thinking about that a little bit you may found that as a simple “contains” method which doesn’t provide any linguistic help for queries.

Now we will switch to something that can scale…


What is going on with COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter on the internet?
Can you have your own opinion?
Are you mass murderer or racist if you see the picture more complex?

Photo by Glen Carrie on Unsplash

The short answer is: yes, you are!
Should you be treated like this? Well this is a different…


I interviewed over a hundred IT people during the past 10+ years with the purpose of finding new colleges who fit into the team and I can work with as a manager. …


Business problem and simple LIKE solution

Are you developing enterprise software? Then you probably faced with the problem caused by LIKE ‘%...%'. There are some options how you can overcome on this issue even without switching to another database or database architecture once you are matured relational database like Microsoft SQL Server.

The personal part also…

István Kovács

Relevant work experience in multiple IT areas: development, operations/support and management.

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