Archives: December 2010
“The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.” observed Academy Award winning movie producer George Jessel. I think there is some truth to that for many of us.
As a regular speaker at conferences, SQLSaturdays, and other… Read more
“Quitting smoking is easy; I’ve done it dozens of times.” the great American writer Mark Twain once said.
Although I’ve never been a smoker, I can relate to Twain’s sentiment. Setting a goal for yourself can be easy. If taken lightly, goal setting can be little more than creating a… Read more
When SQL Server receives a new query, the Query Optimizer undertakes the task of identifying a good plan to resolve the query. It considers a number of different factors as it analyzes the query and maps out a way in which to retrieve the information requested. Dr. DeWitt did an… Read more