Monthly Archives: September 2017

Oct 2, 2017 is the GA date for SQL Server 2017

Announced today at Microsoft Ignite, the general availability date is Oct 2, for Windows, Linux, and Docker. Time to get ready to upgrade.

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Sign up for Game Night

This year PASS is hosting Game Night as an official event, providing the room and support. Kevin Hill (b | t) is going to lead the event, and everyone should thank him for stepping up. If you’re willing to volunteer … Continue reading

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The Flash DBA

The job as a DBA is the job. That’s been my view for a long time, which is why I am always concerned about the staff when I interview. The people I work with make the job good or bad. … Continue reading

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SQL Grouping on Sums (with testing)

I ran across a post recently that I thought was an interesting T-SQL problem. The user wanted to group values into a running total, but the groups would reset based on a sum. In this case, the user had this … Continue reading

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