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The South African SQL Server Usergroup is Back


The South African SQL Server Usergroup is Back

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I saw the title of this one and immediately thought "Hmmm... I'll just bet Gail is at the heart of this announcement."

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RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
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.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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Well, someone had to do it. The usergroup's been dead for over a year. Now I actually have some time to do stuff like this.


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Have the time? Heh, what did you do? Make a clone? Smile

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
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.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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How to post code problems
How to post performance problems
Forum FAQs
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Quit the 8-5 job and started consulting.

I have hectic days where I work to midnight and I have mostly free days. It's awesome.


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Good going, Gail! I hope it takes off!

I'm surprised that they don't have a "tips on starting a SSUG" at PASS in the Professional Development track. I'd kind of like to start one for my area, but time is REALLY tight right now.

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Good luck and while I don't think I'll be a guest speaker, I'll see if we can point people your way.

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Hi Gail,

This is wonderful. I am glad you started this and I will definitely try my best to be there.

:-PManie Verster
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Hi Gail

I am a South African dev dba in Austin Texas !
You go girl !

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Good Luck, Gail! I wish there was a User Group in Cape Town as well.

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