Brad McGehee

Brad M. McGehee is a MCSE+I, MCSD, and MCT (former) with a Bachelors’ degree in Economics and a Masters in Business Administration. Currently the Director of DBA Education for Red Gate Software, Brad is an accomplished Microsoft SQL Server MVP with over 13 years’ SQL Server experience, and over 6 years’ training experience.

Brad is a frequent speaker at SQL PASS, SQL Connections, SQLTeach, SQL Saturdays, TechFests, Code Camps, SQL Server user groups, and other industry seminars, where he shares his 13 years’ cumulative knowledge.

Brad was the founder of the popular community site SQL-Server-Performance.Com, and operated it from 2000 through 2006, where he wrote over one million words on SQL Server topics.

In 2008, Brad attended 16 conferences/user group events, presented 26 sessions, and had 1,402 people attend them.

A well-respected and trusted name in SQL Server literature, Brad is the author or co-author of more than 14 technical books and over 100 published articles. His most recent books include “How to Become an Exceptional DBA,” and “Brad's Sure Guide to SQL Server 2008: The Top Ten New Features for DBAs,” and “Mastering SQL Server Profiler.”

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Question of the Day

Updatable Views II

I have this view:

CREATE OR ALTER VIEW dbo.City 
AS
SELECT TOP 10 
 cn.CityNameID, cn.CityName
 FROM dbo.CityName AS cn
 WITH CHECK OPTION
GO
How can I modify the view to make it is updatable with this code?
INSERT City (CityName) VALUES ('Dillon')

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