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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Getting Help Online

I spend a lot of time in the forums on various web sites, trying to assist people with getting help online. It’s shocking how hard they make it. Let’s...

2022-11-02 (first published: )

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Weaponizing Query Store

I may have occasionally talked about the importance of Query Store, but today I want to emphasize just how much Microsoft is weaponizing query store. Of course, I don’t...

2022-10-31

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DevOps From Redgate

In a few weeks at the PASS Data Community Summit, I’ll be joining several other Redgaters to put on an all-day precon where we take you on a database...

2022-10-14 (first published: )

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How Long Will It Take to Learn SQL? The Truth Might Surprise You

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In today's data-driven world, SQL (Structured Query Language) is a blazing-hot skill. It's your...

Flying Halfway Around the World to Australia

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I leave tonight for Australia. I was in London 3 days ago, so this...

Dealing with Change – Two Resources

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As I look at the state of information technology today, I see one constant:...

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Question of the Day

Initial Config of tempdb

What are the initial config sizes for the tempdb primary data files, secondary data files, and log files in SQL Server 2022?

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