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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: February 2013

New Year Aspirations – Gina Walters – User Groups

Thanks for agreeing to do this Gina; from your emails things do sound quite frantic at the moment so I really do appreciate your time!

Thank you for the opportunity to present this information about myself and our Pittsburgh SQL Server User Group!


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Posted in Richard Douglas on 12 February 2013

FLOAT datatype casting issue

Do you use the FLOAT datatype? If so you had better read this……

Today I came across an issue somebody posted on the Microsoft Connect site citing a bug with how the FLOAT data type was calculating a value when being cast to various other datatypes. You can read the… Read more

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Posted in Richard Douglas on 1 February 2013