With the year 2000 breathing down our necks, the search is on for the best way to accommodate year 2000 dates in our databases. There are four common techniques for handling year 2000 dates: two-digit encoding/compression, windowing, adding a century field, and full four-digit year conversion. Which method is right for your shop? That all depends on how big your century-date problem is, how much time and labor you can afford to put into the project, and whether you want a temporary or ...

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