Bert Wagner

SQL Server Quick Tips

Earlier this year I made a series of videos that were played before the start of several DBA Fundamentals presentations. These videos gave viewers something SQL related to watch while the...

2019-09-24 (first published: )

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Tracking Who Last Changed a Row

This post is a response to this month’s T-SQL Tuesday #118 prompt by Kevin Chant.  T-SQL Tuesday is a way for the SQL Server community to share ideas about different database and professional...

2019-09-19 (first published: )

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SQL Server Execution Plan Operators

Watch this week’s Execution Plan Operators episode on YouTube. SQL Server Execution Plan Operators When examining a query’s execution plan, certain operators tend to crop up over and over...

2019-08-26 (first published: )

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Execution Plans: Statistics

Watch this week’s Statistics video on YouTube. Last week we looked at what execution plans are and how you can view them. This week I want to discuss what data...

2019-08-12 (first published: )

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Transforming JSON data with the help of Azure Data Factory - Part 4 - Passing Arrays around


(2020-May-24) It has never been my plan to write a series of articles about how...

3D Printing Ear Savers


On April 5th, I started printing ear savers for healthcare workers. I started with...

Updated Default Settings for Azure SQL Managed Instance Databases


A common saying about Azure is that it is always changing. This is a...

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