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Excel for the UK's COVID-19 Track & Trace database?!!

For the last 27 years I have been working with computers (since the middle of my degree) on databases, and systems. Over the last 15 years on the subject of databases and systems here at IceStar Media we have had one clear message: Once your business and data gets to a minimum size you need to migrate from spreadsheets to a full database. The benefits a database system will offer you are numerous. So when I see things like this: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54423988 with the headline: “Excel: Why using Microsoft’s tool caused Covid-19 results......

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