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Guest Columnist: Ben Kubicek

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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
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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
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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 2014/05/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: cumulative
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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
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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 | 194 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
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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 | 5,418 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
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