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Using Uniqueindentifier Instead of Identity

Identity columns are last years news. Have you experimented with uniqueindentifiers - better known to programmers as GUID's? Guaranteed to be unique in the world, they offer a powerful alternative to identity columns.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2001/09/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: basics
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Character Datatype Decisions

The type of datatypes that you use in your schema could impact the performance and the accuracy of your database.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2001/05/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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