Monthly Archives: September 2012

Full Text Search – CONTAINS

I’ve been working on a new presentation for full text search and brushing up on some of my T-SQL operators. Part of my talk goes into the CONTAINS operator, which is one of the full text search keywords you need … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Security

Security is becoming more of an issue for many companies. Increased regulation, more scrutiny from the media, and customers that are more concerned about their data handling and privacy are forcing companies to spend more resources to ensure better security. However … Continue reading

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Off to the Center of the Universe

“New York City…center of the universe..” – Rent I’m off to New York this morning for the start of the 2012 SQL in the City US Tour. It kicks off tomorrow in New York City. As this posts, I’ve just … Continue reading

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Pair Programming

I’ve never pair programmed, but I’m not sure I’d like it. As much as I like collaborating, I prefer alone time to work on problems, or think things through and experiment a bit on my own. I prefer brainstorming and … Continue reading

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