Darren Fuller

Darren Fuller began his IT career in 1990.  Much of his experience has been gained by providing database consultancy on mission-critical systems and development projects within large organisations, often within heterogeneous environments using multiple technologies.  Darren has specialised in database technologies with a particular interest in troubleshooting, optimisation and tuning, especially with Microsoft SQL Server (since 1994). He has a passion for ensuring a database system is finely tuned and the processes within a development project help to achieve this aim in an efficient and cost-effective manner.



Darren holds a Bachelor of Business in Computing and a Microsoft MCSE certification. He welcomes any feedback and can be contacted at darren.fuller@innovartis.co.uk

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DB Change Management - An Automated Approach - Part 4

The final installment in Darren Fuller's series on change management in SQL Server. If you haven't read the others, be sure to go through them before reading this one to learn how automating your version control in SQL Server is needed for any development shop.

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2004-08-18

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DB Change Management - An Automated Approach - Part 2

The second part of the series by Darren Fuller on SQL Server change management, version control, and ways that you can automate this approach. If you do any type of SQL Server development, having a version control system is key to ensuring stability and keeping to your deadlines. Whether you agree with this approach or not, it's good information to have.

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2004-08-04

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Database Change Management: An Automated Approach

SQL Server change management is tough. The tools don't integrate with version control systems, there isn't good administrative controls to enforce control, and often you need to buy a third party tool to make this work. New Author Darren Fuller takes a look at the various ways in which you can implement version control in SQL Server. This is part one of a four part series on version control in SQL Server.

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2004-07-28

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Multiple Query Trace Flags

I want to enable two trace flags, 4199 and 4137, for a single query. How should I do this:

-- A
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199, 4137);

-- B
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199, QUERYTRACEON 4137);

-- C
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199), (QUERYTRACEON 4137);

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