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Archives: October 2011

Presenting at SQL Saturday #87

On Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 2:45 pm, I’ll be presenting “Table Vars and Temp Tables – What you NEED to know!” at SQL Saturday #87 in Louisville, KY. Come out and join me in this code filled session, where we’ll discover the differences and similarities of Temporary Tables and… Read more

1 comments, 375 reads

Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 27 October 2011

I’m a winner!


Actually, I only submitted the winning entry; Denali CTP3 SQL Server 2012 is the real winner. After having a blog posted here recently about running totals performance in Denali CTP3 SQL Server 2012, I happened to run across this T-SQL Challenge for doing running totals. On a lark, I posted… Read more

2 comments, 405 reads

Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 26 October 2011

PASS Summit 2011 recap

Recap of my first ever SQL PASS Summit – 2011:

Saturday, Oct 8 – Travel day – I flew from Richmond VA to the Seattle / Tacoma International airport via Atlanta. The flight arrived early… 11:20pm (that’s 2:20am EST… yuck). Other than being in the airline system for 12… Read more

2 comments, 648 reads

Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 17 October 2011

T-SQL Tuesday #23 – Joins

There is something wrong in the SQL force today… here it is the first Tuesday of a month, and we’re doing a T-SQL Tuesday. There was another recent disturbance in the SQL force when we had a T-SQL Wednesday. Oh my, the SQL force is having a lot… Read more

2 comments, 383 reads

Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 4 October 2011