11 votes
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Tag for Ola Hallengren's scripts?

I don't have very strong feelings about this, but on balance I think it is OK to create this tag. Some factors that I considered before making that statement: We did have an ola-hallengren tag ...
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10 votes

The forum needs a tag for Windows 2019 Server!

The question doesn't make an explicit case for the new tag, beyond continuing the line of existing Windows Server version tags. So, this seems like a good time to look at the utility of the whole ...
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9 votes
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Do we need a special vendor-neutral tag for columnar databases (tables)?

No We don't need another tag for questions about column-oriented storage mechanisms in databases. Questions not related to SQL Server columnstore are rare and don't warrant a separate tag. Terminology ...
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6 votes

Should there be a tag for timescale or timescaledb?

Yes All databases open-source and proprietary with more than one question should have their own tag and tag-wiki.
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6 votes

Should a newly-created tag be propagated to existing questions?

If I create a new tag for a product which seems relevant to the site (e.g., talend), should I run a search and add the tag to existing questions? Yes, this is welcome but please take your time and ...
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5 votes

Tag suggestion: mtime-row

As I mentioned in chat, ideally you would have asked the community for feedback on this new tag before creating it, and new tags should come with usage guidance at a minimum: @EvanCarroll What the ...
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4 votes

Tag suggestion: mtime-row

There are a number of tags in DBA.SE that I don't fully understand, but which are related either to one or the other RDBMS, as they are part of that specific RDBMS or are common DBA l33t 5p3@k. ...
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4 votes

Tag suggestion: mtime-row

I commend your efforts, but they're misguided. Whilst the concept translates to the RDBMS world, the terminology doesn't crossover from filesystem to databases in this instance. The audit tag and ...
3 votes

Should there be a tag for timescale or timescaledb?

Having asked some a question about it recently, I say yes but I don't have the required rep.
3 votes

Should a newly-created tag be propagated to existing questions?

Yes I think that's an ideal case. More important though would be to contribute to the tag wiki at least a synopsis of what the product or service or company does. But, yes it's certainly a valid ...
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2 votes
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Should an ORACLE-SPATIAL tag be created?

No Compound tags should be discouraged. The only thing a compound tag does is waste a slot better suited for something that adds a descriptive quality. Tags aren't categories. They should be atomic. ...
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2 votes

Should there be a tag for MySQL InnoDB Cluster?

Yes, this makes sense. Although InnoDB Cluster is still relatively new, as it was released only a year ago (see MySQL InnoDB Cluster GA is Available Now!), there are several examples of questions ...
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2 votes
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Adding a Elassandra tag

We didn't have the tag since your question is currently the only question about it. I've edited it in (with your help) but at the same time I fear the question itself might be a bit too broad.
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2 votes

Should there be a tag for timescale or timescaledb?

I vote Yes, there should probably be one for citus too
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1 vote

Adding a Elassandra tag

I'm fine with having the new product / new tag here. It may be a while until network effects of questions and expertise accumulates, of course. Every other tag has had its first question at some point....
1 vote

PostgreSQL RULE tag?

I doubt we have that many questions on it, but I don't see what damage that tag does. Normally you should be using triggers instead. If you want to add that tag, I say go for it. I don't think it ...
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