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Archives: December 2011

Danish Developer Conference – DDC 2012

I am proud to announce that we at Geniiius will be speaking at DDC 2012. DDC 2012 is a one day event held in Horsens, Denmark on the 29th of February 2012. You can sign up for the conference by following this link.

DDC 2012 is all about… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 29 December 2011

SQL Server 2012 – new conversion functions

With SQL Server 2012 comes a new set of conversion functions, that will certainly help doing type casts and conversions in t-sql. These functions are:

TRY_PARSE()

Syntax from BOL:

TRY_PARSE ( string_value AS data_type [ USING culture ] )

This function works similar to the well… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 20 December 2011

SQL server 2012 Startup parameters

I’m sure that I’m not the only one with nightmares about the startup parameters in older versions of SQL Server 200x – the design and UI is just bad, it is so easy to forget a semicolon or mess up the syntax – and to end up with SQL Server… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 6 December 2011