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Archives: March 2009

Keeping Relevant in the Face of Changing Technologies

I was recently asked by a co-worker on my team at work what he should do to keep up with changing technologies in our career field.  I was slightly amazed at the question, as I know I have made my thoughts on the matter fairly clear for several years.  My… Read more

2 comments, 841 reads

Posted in SQL Musings from the Desert on 31 March 2009

Some Common Date Routines

I'm sure that these routines are available in a variety of locations, this just adds one more place that people can find them if they need them.  These are some common routines for generating commonly needed dates.  I hope people find them useful in MS SQL Server.

 

declare @ThisDate…

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15 comments, 7,684 reads

Posted in SQL Musings from the Desert on 25 March 2009

How to Deal with the Difficult Forum User

It has happened to us all at one time or another.  We are trying to help someone on an online forum and they won't cooperate when asked for more details regarding the problem they are experiencing.  You may have written some code and they come back and say it doesn't… Read more

6 comments, 824 reads

Posted in SQL Musings from the Desert on 25 March 2009