Monthly Archives: May 2016

Running Multiple Threads Quickly

Recently I was looking to generate a quick workload against an instance. I wanted to add to the amount of work my system was doing by executing a number of queries simultaneously. There are a variety of ways to do … Continue reading

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More Overloads

I was attending the SQL Nexus and SQL Bits conferences recently in Europe. These were launch events for SQL Server 2016, and the keynotes given by Microsoft included the overload of yet another SQL Server term. This time ACID was … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side–Morning at the Redgate Office

I was chatting recently with someone about the coffee machines at Redgate Software. We have 4 of them, all located in the downstairs lobby, which provide a way for people to take a break from their desk or between meetings, … Continue reading

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Great Developers

This editorial was originally publised on March 12, 2012. It is being re-run as Steve is on vacation. Is a great software developer worth 100 average ones? On one hand I think there are some good arguments that it’s not … Continue reading

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