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Shhhh!! Be vewy, vewy quiet. I'm hunting Select *!!

By Robert Davis, 2008/03/28

"Select *" is bad. Everyone knows it, but everyone still uses it. I use it. Most of the time it is fairly innocuous. No harm, no foul, right?

Updating your procedures to not use Select * can be a daunting task. Here's a tip to help you work smarter, not harder. Do less work that is more meaningful.

Shhhh!! Be vewy, vewy quiet. I'm hunting Select *!!


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