I'm going to take the opposite stance from a lot of other folks. Sure, I believe that you have to know other "stuff" to be a good DBA or even Developer... but too many people are using things like CLRs, NHibernate, Hibernate, and a wad of other hooie because they don't know T-SQL or what it can and should do. Everyone keeps ragging about DBA's that need to know something else... how about GUI and other types of programmers? They should learn T-SQL! ;-)
Just like folks say that not everything should be done in T-SQL, not everything has to be done in something other than T-SQL. :-P
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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