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Containers make easy upgrades

I’ve been working with containers and writing a bit about them for awhile. I find them to be fascinating and useful as a technology, and I’ve come to really believe these will change how we work with the SQL Server … Continue reading

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Killing FTS

In almost every application that I’ve helped build, we had a need to perform textual searches of fields. Sometimes this was in short fields, like names, where we usually needed some sort of wildcard search to let users find information. … Continue reading

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Technology Flows Downstream

A few years ago, I was listening a session on Azure SQL Data Warehouse at an event. At the time, one of the features I found fascinating was the separation of the storage from the compute portions of the service. … Continue reading

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Simulating Load

I needed to generate some load for a demo and wasn’t looking forward to doing it. I was in a hurry, and didn’t want to deal with a lot of setup. Fortunately, I’d seen a technique for doing this in … Continue reading

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