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Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas is a SQL Server Professional working in the UK where he recently worked as a DBA in women's clothing, not literally he hastens to add! He is certified in SQL Server 2008, runs the Maidenhead SQL Server User Group Pass Chapter and is on the organising committee for SQL Relay. In his spare time plays the trumpet in local symphony orchestras.

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Archives: November 2011

Speaking Engagements

It only seems like a couple of weeks ago since I wrote a post about new years resolutions which you can read here, scary thing is it’s almost time to think up some new ones. Whilst some of my goals for the year have slipped I’m glad to say… Read more

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Posted in Richard Douglas on 15 November 2011

Writing queries without data

Sometimes it’s not possible to have the data you need in order to create the most efficient queries possible. This may be because you don’t have a machine with enough storage capacity, it might even be on a laptop so there is also the security aspect. So how do you… Read more

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Posted in Richard Douglas on 15 November 2011

Top 5 Third Party Quotes

Unless you’ve worked in a vacuum the likelyhood is that you either are a third company or you have many third companies with you, possibly both. Some are really really good and you can learn a lot from talking to them and working things out together, others have staff who… Read more

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Posted in Richard Douglas on 9 November 2011