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Posted Monday, October 6, 2008 5:04 PM
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Posted Monday, October 6, 2008 9:38 PM


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I saw the title of this one and immediately thought "Hmmm... I'll just bet Gail is at the heart of this announcement."


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Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008 3:31 AM


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Well, someone had to do it. The usergroup's been dead for over a year. Now I actually have some time to do stuff like this.


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Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008 4:41 AM


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Have the time? Heh, what did you do? Make a clone? :)

--Jeff Moden
"RBAR is pronounced "ree-bar" and is a "Modenism" for "Row-By-Agonizing-Row".

First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column."

(play on words) "Just because you CAN do something in T-SQL, doesn't mean you SHOULDN'T." --22 Aug 2013

Helpful Links:
How to post code problems
How to post performance problems
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Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008 5:32 AM


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Quit the 8-5 job and started consulting.

I have hectic days where I work to midnight and I have mostly free days. It's awesome.



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Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008 9:33 AM
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Good going, Gail! I hope it takes off!

I'm surprised that they don't have a "tips on starting a SSUG" at PASS in the Professional Development track. I'd kind of like to start one for my area, but time is REALLY tight right now.
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Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008 3:36 PM


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Good luck and while I don't think I'll be a guest speaker, I'll see if we can point people your way.







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Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008 1:25 AM


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Hi Gail,

This is wonderful. I am glad you started this and I will definitely try my best to be there.


Manie Verster
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Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008 8:20 AM
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Hi Gail

I am a South African dev dba in Austin Texas !
You go girl !

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Posted Thursday, October 9, 2008 7:02 AM


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Good Luck, Gail! I wish there was a User Group in Cape Town as well.

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