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Archives: August 2015

I am not a “wogrammer”

So apparently the COO of Facebook is trying to make the word “wogrammer” – a woman programmer – a thing.  (Thanks to Vicky Harp for pointing out this infuriating thing.) I cannot stress how fundamentally opposed I am to this, new, stupidest of ideas. Why? Let’s delve into a little…

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6 comments, 762 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 27 August 2015

Assigned reading: FREEPROCCACHE

I don’t often find myself blogging for the sole purpose of showing you someone else’s blog, but today is one of those days. I’d like you to read Grant Fritchey’s excellent piece, “Targeted Plan Cache Removal“, for this reason: the more people have learned about parameter sniffing, the more popular…

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0 comments, 643 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 25 August 2015

To AutoGrow or not?

Note: This is a repost of an older blog by Sean that’s still applicable. We’ve updated it with a note or two on how Minion Backup – our free backup solution – and Minion Enterprise – our management solution – can help. I just got this question in the user…

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1 comments, 740 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 10 August 2015

Beginning T-SQL slide deck and recording – #SQLSatBR

I had a great time in my Beginning T-SQL presentation here at SQL Saturday Baton rouge! Here is the BeginningTSQL slide deck (PDF). Here is an older recording of the class, as I haven’t yet had time to process today’s recording. Thanks to those who attended! Remember: SQL Server Books…

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3 comments, 752 reads

Posted in SQL Awesomesauce on 1 August 2015