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Archives: January 2012

Meet the Geniiius Family

Over the next few weeks / months there will be plenty of opportunities to meet the Geniiius family, since we started the company we have not done many public presentations. This is something that we will start to do more of in the following months, and hopefully after the summer… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 31 January 2012

Generate test data using DBGen

Over the last couple of months I have on several occasions found myself in need of test data for demos, blogposts etc. You all know AdventureWorks, which will work for a lot of demoing stuff. But the amount of data is limited, and if you are demoing stuff about performance,… Read more

2 comments, 2,057 reads

Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 24 January 2012

TOP WITH TIES

I have been working with SQL Server for quite a few years now, and it still happens quite often that I discover new cool things to do in t-sql. My latest discovery is not a new feature at all, because it was introduced back in SQL Server 2005 – but… Read more

2 comments, 2,170 reads

Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 17 January 2012

SQL Server 2012 FileTable – Part 2

In this weeks blog post we will have a look at how easy it is to combine FileTables and FullText Search. Last week we had a look at some of the basics of the new FileTable feature – if you missed out on last week blog post, you can read… Read more

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Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 12 January 2012

SQL Server 2012 FileTable – Part 1

In a series of blog posts we will have a look at the new SQL Server 2012 table type called FileTable. This first blog post will be a simple getting started – how to create a FileTable and how to dump files into the folder and do some simple file… Read more

10 comments, 3,015 reads

Posted in SQL Server Notes from the Field on 3 January 2012