Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Special Cloud

It’s not a short yellow bus special cloud, at least I hope not. Amazon is introducing a cloud for the US government, designed to meet their regulatory and compliance requirements. The idea here is that there are different needs for … Continue reading

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Computed Columns and UDFs

I wrote about the basics of computed columns and also using CASE in a computed column recently, but there’s a better way to implement a computation, and reuse the code. You can include a UDF in a computed column. UDFs … Continue reading

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An Investment in Knowledge

“An Investment in Knowledge Pays the Best Interest.” – ~Benjamin Franklin Most of us are working to provide for ourselves and our families. We go to a job every day, earning money that we use to pay our bills and, … Continue reading

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The Winding Road

This is the text and images from my keynote talk at SQL Saturday #90 in Oklahoma City on August 27, 2011. This is my boss, Neil Davidson. He runs Red Gate Software as one of the two join CEOs for … Continue reading

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