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Very Hot Patches

“At best it would crash” is not a phrase I’d like to have to use as a data professional. That’s a quote from an article that the Azure team wrote about hot patching SQL Server. While this sounds very scary, … Continue reading

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T-SQL Context Switching

Studies have shown that reading someone else’s code can be both stressful and time consuming. Developers that pick up unfamiliar code find themselves spending much more time comprehending the code than with more familiar projects. I think this might be … Continue reading

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Working in Smaller Teams

I don’t know what the average size of a team is, but I know I’ve worked in all sizes in my career. I’ve had teams of 1-3, which is common in database work, but I’ve also been on a 20 … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Coding

What are the important things you should know about writing T-SQL code for an organization or on a team? I’m sure that many of you have ideas, and please, feel free to share them with us with a comment. As … Continue reading

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