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Archives: October 2011

Haunting a Database Near You

Today, we have a special Halloween edition.  For me, Halloween and computer geek go quite well together.  And thinking about it, I wanted to try to better understand if there was a correlation.  As a DBA, have you wondered the same thing?

Well, I have a short list of five… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 31 October 2011

October 2011 LV UG Meeting Update

This is a republish due to a last minute change!!!

We had to reschedule the October meeting due to unforeseen circumstances.  The only change is the date of the event.  The meeting is now Oct 20, 2011.  Livemeeting details remain the same, meeting location remains the same, and the content… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 18 October 2011

Reach for the Select *s

Do you have your head in the clouds?

Have you wanted to take flight?

Have you been called “Space Case”

If you are a DB Professional, then all of these could very well become true.


You see, there is a very cool thing that is launching today, Oct 12,… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 12 October 2011

An Interesting Sort

I just came across a pretty peculiar sort requirement.  The requirement made me sit and think a bit.  Since it was somewhat peculiar, I decided I would share the solution.

So, let’s start with a little sample data, and then I can go over the requirements.

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 12 October 2011

October 2011 LV UG Meeting


OK, so it really isn’t that scary.  But it is that time of year and we happen to have something that could fix something that might be scary.

It is time once again for our S3OLV Group meeting.  And this month we have two presentations.

Before jumping into more… Read more

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Posted in SQL RNNR on 11 October 2011