Bradley Ball is a MCITP SQL 2005 & MCTS 2008 DBA with over 10 years of IT experience. Bradley spent 8 years working as a Defense contractor for clients such as the U.S. Army and The Executive Office of the President of the United States. He is currently a Sr. Consultant for Pragmatic Works. He has presented at SQL Saturdays 62, 74, 79, 85, 86, 131, for the MAGICPASS & OPASS SSUG’s, SQL Rally 2011 & 2012, SQL Dev Connections 2012, the PASS Summit in 2011, and is scheduled for the PASS Summit 2012 and SQL Live 360 later this year. He recently finished Chapter 14 of Expert SQL Server Practices on Page & Row Compression and can be found blogging on http://www.sqlballs.com.
Archives: July 2012
Welcome back Dear Reader to Part 6 on our series of how to read a Data Record. In Part 1 we covered the Tag Bytes. In part 2 we covered the Null Bitmap Offset. In Part 3 we covered the Fixed Data Portion of a record
Hello Dear Reader, I’ve been working on a series for BIDN.com, the Business Intelligence Developers Network, on how to read a Data Record. I’ve always wanted to take the time to go rummaging around in the internals of SQL Data Records and this was my shot to do it. …