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Archives: March 2012

Presenting at SQL Saturday #111

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, I’ll be presenting “Table Vars and Temp Tables – What you NEED to know!” at SQL Saturday #111 in Alpharetta, GA (just north of Atlanta). Forget the tax man… come out and join me in this code filled session, where we’ll discover the differences and… Read more

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Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 28 March 2012

SQL Server 2012 Performance Test: Truncate a Date/Time to Different Parts

SQL Server 2012 introduces several new date/time functions that allow you to build a date/time from the individual parts of a date/time value. As I was experimenting with them, I was thinking that this is pretty neat, and bound to be very useful. And then I started wondering how well… Read more

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Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 15 March 2012

T-SQL Tuesday #028 – Jack of All Trades, Master of None?

This month, Argenis Fernandez (blog, @DBArgenis) is hosting our monthly T-SQL Tuesday, and he wants to know: Are you specialized? On something? Or anything at all? Has that been a good or a bad thing? Why?

I do specialize, in SQL Server, in development and administration areas. Read more

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Posted in A Discussion of SQL Server-Related Topics on 13 March 2012