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Guest Columnist: Ben Kubicek

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Don’t Miss Out on an Opportunity to Connect

There are people in our lives that we want to connect with, so why don't we?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 86 reads

A Sad Story about Upgrading to Windows 10

This is a story about a guy that didn't do backups.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/03/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: windows 10
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 84 reads

Two Things I Would Change in SSISDB Setup

I suggest these two changes to the SSISDB setup to prevent issues down the road.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2016/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssisdb
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,459 reads

Where should middle tier business logic be stored?

The age old question of where should business logic be stored  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2015/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: middle tier
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 183 reads

Selecting from sub-queries as tables

Using sub-queries as tables only requires an alias  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sub-queries
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 11,966 reads

Never give up

When facing a problem you aren't sure you can solve, keep working on it and believe in yourself.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2014/07/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 221 reads

Why Primary Keys can be important on large tables

I inherited a database that was getting large and not performing well. After adding primary keys life got better.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2014/06/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: primary key (pk)
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 12,174 reads

Cumulative sum of previous rows

I had an update statement that took 3 minutes to run after this code change it took 6 seconds.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2015/03/27 (first published: 2014/05/08) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: cumulative
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 14,696 reads

Try to focus on the positive

When we focus on negative things we get more negative. Be thankful for something positive.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2014/06/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 156 reads

The Last Line of Defense

How do you deal with being the last line of defense at your company?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2014/06/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 209 reads

What is your default database set to?

Some people set their default database to the database they use most often. This can cause issues when a restore fails.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2013/11/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: default database
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,370 reads

A simple math expression solver

Ben Kubicek wrote a recursive function that solves simple math expressions in a select statement. Read about this creative use of T-SQL.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2011/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: recursive function
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,516 reads

A Search and Replace Script when Moving Objects from Prod to Test

Recently Ben Kubicek created a script that would allow him to copy his production db to a test instance and correct the production specific SQL code in stored procedures and views.   Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2010/02/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: search
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,298 reads
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