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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Extended Events in AWS RDS

For the longest time, we didn’t have one of the most useful tools for monitoring SQL Server behavior, but I just found out that, indeed, you can use Extended...

2022-05-11 (first published: )

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Execution Plan Properties

I’ve watched several people recently go straight to XML when reading execution plans because they didn’t know about the execution plan properties in the first operator. Now, don’t get...

2022-03-14

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Azure Data Studio Intellisense

I recently saw a question about the Azure Data Studio Intellisense: “Why won’t intellisense in Azure Data Studio work with different schemas?” Immediately I thought, “Wait, it does.” But,...

2022-02-22

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MVP No more, But It’s OK

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Embracing Limitations: Finding Strength and Purpose in Hard Times For four years, I was...

A New Word: Fitching

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Copilot in Microsoft Fabric

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Microsoft Copilot is an app that uses AI to help you find information, create content,...

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A Valid Type?

What happens when I run this code in SQL Server 2019?

DECLARE @variable CURSOR;

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