The four companies, taken together, also stand widely accused of the sins associated with corporate bullies: crushing competition, avoiding taxes, undermining democracy and invading privacy.
Why are statistics so critical? Because without this insight into how your data is distributed in your tables and indexes, the SQL Server Query Optimizer (QO) would not have any understanding of how your data is distributed.
The challenge involves an undirected cyclic graph that represents pairs of connected nodes that have some kind of a relationship between them. The goal is to group all nodes that are connected either directly or indirectly (transitively).
Digitally literate leadership, willing to pilot new technologies, key in successful digital transformation projects, report says.