Monthly Archives: July 2016

How Far Have You Traveled for a SQL Saturday?

A few of you might have seen the recent announcement from PASS about SQL Saturdays. I don’t like the decisions, especially the new 600 mile radius limitation for events on the same day (or consecutive weeks). Kevin Feasel performed an … Continue reading

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I saw a note from someone that had a database set up in a High Availability (HA) configuration for production. This person had received an 823 error on the primary server, but a failover hadn’t occurred. This wasn’t a critical … Continue reading

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Quick Scalar Tables–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This actually comes from Itzik Ben-Gan, by way of Kevin Feasel.  Kevin’s post is about CROSS APPLY, which is … Continue reading

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Too Much Information for Sports

Many of us deal with lots of data and information, sometimes conflating the two when they are really separate things. Our jobs usually revolve around somehow  helping others to extract useful value from the data we store in some way. … Continue reading

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