Grant Fritchey

Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server MVP with over 20 years’ experience in IT including time spent in support and development. Grant has worked with SQL Server since version 6.0 back in 1995. He has developed in VB, VB.Net, C# and Java. Grant has authored books for Apress and Simple-Talk, and joined Red Gate as a Product Advocate in January 2011. Find Grant on Twitter @GFritchey or on his blog as the Scary DBA.

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Tell Your Loved Ones You Care

The Data Platform community lost a couple of people this week. Euan Garden and Dean Vargas. These were good people. They're going to be sorely missed. While I wanted to say something profound about them, I don't think I can do them justice. They were both simply good. The kind of people you want to […]

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2021-12-18

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It's All About the Gratitude

I'm writing this the day after the US holiday of Thanksgiving. Lots of things are said about Thanksgiving, positive, negative, in between. The core concept of the holiday is to take a moment to take stock of what you have. It's a good idea. Every so often, look around and acknowledge, depending on anyone's situation, […]

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2021-11-27

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SQL Server 2022 and Learning

Microsoft announced the release of the next version of SQL Server, 2022. There's a bunch of new enhancements that we can all get excited about. I can't wait to test the "Parameter Sensitive Plan" optimization myself. We can look forward to seeing this stuff in action, and in detail, at the PASS Data Community Summit […]

2021-11-06

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Learning Is Challenging, So, Forgive Yourself

In addition to trying to get better at SQL Server, Redgate Software, and all the various aspects of my job, I'm also trying to get better at this whole human interaction thing AND I'm working on trying to learn PostgreSQL much more deeply. Whew! Yeah, may not seem like a whole lot, but I assure […]

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2021-10-16

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Login Timeouts

I was recently approached at work about a company that was seeing tons of timeouts in SQL Server. I was asked how to troubleshoot this. There are lots of...

2021-10-06 (first published: )

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Containers: A Short Rant

I find myself doing more and more work with containers. Yet, I also find that a lot of people seem to be resistant to the concept. I’m always surprised...

2021-09-29 (first published: )

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Login Timeouts

I was recently approached at work about a company that was seeing tons of timeouts in SQL Server. I was asked how to troubleshoot this. There are lots of...

2021-09-27

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