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VSCode Tips–Remove the Highlighted Line

VSCode was making me crazy as I was writing a script. I like a light theme, and every time I went to type, I saw this: The highlight was distracting for me. I could see why people might like it, … Continue reading

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Waits and Queues

How many of you have read this article: SQL Server Performance Tuning Using Waits and Queues? (PDF) If you haven’t, you might look at a review of the paper from Jeremiah Peschka. There is good advice about which parts to … Continue reading

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Don’t Get On This Page

The GDPR has been in effect for over a year. While the press has died down a little, outside of a few record fines, there is still plenty of activity. At Redgate, we have customers that still worry about compliance … Continue reading

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The First Rule

A long time ago I read a book called The First Law. It’s a legal thriller, and I’d recommend it. It has nothing much to do with databases, but I was reminded of the book and the rules of any … Continue reading

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