Lynn Pettis

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Deleting Large Number of Records

Often someone will try to perform a delete on a large number of records and run into a number of problems. Slow performance, log growth, and more. Lynn Pettis shows us how to better handle this situation in SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005

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2011-02-18 (first published: )

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Comparing Hardcoded functions, In-Line TVF's, and Scalar Functions

While perusing some of the threads on SQLServerCentral.com one of the questions that hit me was regarding the use of scalar functions in queries. In this particular case, in the column list of a SELECT statement. Did it make sense to encapsulate a routine...

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2009-05-12

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Calculating Age

T-SQL calculations can get tricky at times, and since you often work with multiple rows, it's good to be exact in your data manipulation. New author Lynn Pettis brings us an article about calculating ages.

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2009-03-13 (first published: )

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