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I'm Andy Warren, currently a SQL Server trainer with End to End Training. Over the past few years I've been a developer, DBA, and IT Director. I was one of the original founders of SQLServerCentral.com and helped grow that community from zero to about 300k members before deciding to move on to other ventures.

Archives: April 2018

Benefits for Veterans

Wanted to share a few things I came across recently with regards to benefits for veterans:

  • You can get a printed VA card now by signing up via ID.me (ID.me also comes in handy for things like qualifying for incentives from car manufacturers). The card does not have your social…

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Posted in SQLAndy on 25 April 2018

Custard Indexes

Not sure how or why this popped into my head (and too late for April Fools!), but it amuses me to think about adding another layer of confusion to the clustered index discussions. Here’s your problem, you don’t have a custard key on that table!

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Posted in SQLAndy on 13 April 2018

Farewell, Robert Davis

Robert Davis (@SQLSoldier) died on Monday. A great technical guy, he did a lot of writing and presenting and answering questions over the years, shared a lot of knowledge and hard won lessons about working with SQL.  For years to come people will be trying to find an answer and… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 4 April 2018

Jacksonville, South Florida, and Houston

Just crossed off my quarterly goal of planning SQLSaturday attendance for the next quarter (I’m writing this on March 31st!). I’ll be going to Jacksonville, South Florida, and Houston. Looking ahead I probably won’t do any in Q3 and will resume with SQLSaturday Orlando in October. I try to do… Read more

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Posted in SQLAndy on 2 April 2018