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Archives: August 2010

Find Tables and Columns by Data Type

A couple weeks back someone asked me some questions about data types.  Apparently, while implementing some financial data, each developer on the project had chosen their own data type.  This was a bit of a problem that can lead to serious problems.  When financial data is rounded unexpectedly –… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 24 August 2010

Nashville In One Day

This Friday I’ll be traveling to Nashville for SQL Saturday #51.  Because I rock, I picked a 5:40 AM flight out of Minnesota.  That means, after a stop in Milwaukee for cheese I should touchdown in Tennessee around 9 AM.

Awesome!  An entire day with Sarah (twitter |… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 17 August 2010

SQL Saturday on a Friday?!?

That’s right!  PASSMN is breaking the mold and heading onto new ground.  We are making our second annual Friday full-day event a SQL Saturday.

The event will be on October 29th from 8 AM to 5 PM. It will be happening at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, MN. Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 16 August 2010

August PASSMN Meeting This Week

It’s that time of the month and that time of the years.  Time for another PASSMN meeting.  Also, time for the 3rd annual PASSMN Ask the Experts panel.

This meeting differs from regular meeting in that the the meeting won’t be focused on a single presentation.  Instead our Experts panel… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 16 August 2010

MSDN Ultimate Subscription Winner

It’s been a busy week and I haven’t been able to put the time in to picking the winner for the MSDN Ultimate Subscription contest I was running through July 31st.  I know I suck.

Tonight during a client’s SQL Server 2008 migration I took a couple minutes to write… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 7 August 2010