Patrick

Patrick Keisler is a Senior CSA - Engineering for Microsoft with over 20 years of SQL Server experience working in various fields such as financial, healthcare, and government. You can follow him on Twitter or listen to him speak at various SQL Saturdays and user group meetings.

Blog Post

PASS is Gone

On January 15, 2021, PASS will cease to exist. https://www.pass.org/PASS-Blog/ArticleID/888/ArtMID/99177/preview/true I cannot tell you how much this disappoints me. PASS has been around for my entire database career, and...

2020-12-29

Blogs

Cloud Databases Made Simple: Creating Your First AWS RDS Instance

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I recently started full time learning of Amazon Web Services (AWS). I found that...

First Time Speaking with a Mask at an Event

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Over the past couple of months, I have started losing my ability to talk...

A New Word: Apolytus

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apolytus– n. the moment you realize you are changing as a person, finally outgrowing...

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Hardcoded filter vs filter by parameter

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I am trying to set a date filter on several  large transaction tables to...

Do you listen to music when you work?

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Slow update on temp table

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I have a job running each night starting at 4:30AM and usually finishing at...

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Question of the Day

Read Only Replica in SQL Server Standard

Our environment runs using SQL Server Standard. We are implementing Availability groups. Our database has been experiencing high read volumes, so I want to let the application read the Synchronized Secondary replica, as I read that HADR does this. Can we implement this?

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