One common problem in querying is to reference the previous row in a data set as part of a calculation. David McKinney brings us an interesting solution using SQL Server 2005.
2010-08-20 (first published: 2008-03-13)
This should find all tables referenced by an sp. It uses syscomments and hence has a wrap 'issue'.
2008-12-30 (first published: 2008-12-05)
Getting a result set of XML is the easy part, but what about exporting the data in a human readable format? Most DBAs don't
spend a lot of time formatting XML output, but it doesn't hurt to know how. New author David McKinney brings us a technique for generating an XML article and then using SSIS and XSL to transform it into an HTML page.
2008-01-28 (first published: 2007-02-21)