Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Lost Day

I’m not sure what happened, but I had some sort of stomach bug yesterday. I was up throughout the night in the wee hours of Monday with cramps in my stomach or intestines and feeling miserable. Slightly better at 7:30am, … Continue reading

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HASHBYTES – A T-SQL Function

Someone was asking if the HASHBYTES function was a good one to use in T-SQL as far as performance goes.. I wish I had a good reference for the function, but the best one I had on SQLServerCentral was this … Continue reading

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The Test of Time

IBM turns 100, and in this article, they brag about bench pressing more other companies half its age. That’s a great headline, and I still remember when IBM was not only the premier hardware vendor of the computer world, but … Continue reading

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Cost of the Cloud

One of the benefits of moving to a cloud infrastructure for IT services should be a reduced cost. The economies of scale for having specialized staff, licensing, etc. are more evident when you have more of everything. The larger you … Continue reading

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