How to enable Hyper-V on Windows 10 Home edition OS

One the biggest issues I had with Windows 10 was when it said I had to uninstall VMware since it wasn’t compatible with the OS. Thus a perfectly good license was wasted. I figured I would just use Hyper-V going forward only to realize that Hyper V wasn’t supported on Windows 10 Home edition. For…

Masking Data prior to SQL 2016

I was recently asked by a friend of mine what would be the best way to mask data in SQL Server. Now you may be aware that dynamic data masking was introduced in Microsoft SQL server version 2016. However for older versions of SQL server there are primarily just a few variations of same approach…