Monthly Archives: March 2015

Are There That Many GUIDs?

This editorial was originally published on Oct 12, 2010. It is being re-run as Steve is away on vacation. Do a lot of people actually use GUIDs as Primary Keys? I haven’t used them much, and I would have thought … Continue reading

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Speaking at SQL Saturday #389 – Huntington Beach

I’ll be traveling to CA next month for SQL Saturday #389 – Huntington Beach as well as a Red Gate DLM training session run by Ike Ellis. I’m assisting Ike in running a Database Continuous Integration class. It’s a paid … Continue reading

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The 2015 Car Update

I love cars. I don’t love commuting, but I enjoy driving. A little over a year ago, I left the Albuquerque SQL Saturday with a few fellow SQL Server pros at 8pm. I drove the 6+ hours home to arrive … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes

At times I am rather dismayed by the quality of code I see written today. I’m not sure it’s worse than the poor code compiled early in my career, but there are so many more people writing code in our … Continue reading

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