This level of the Stairway to Exploring Database Metadata focuses on indexes and all the information you can gather about them.
2020-08-05 (first published: 2016-09-28)
There's a saying about what it says about a person to assume something. However it's something we all do every day. Phil Factor brings us a guest editorial about assumptions in SQL code.
2020-06-25 (first published: 2009-04-08)
In this level, I’ll introduce Extended Properties. As with the previous levels, I want to illustrate as much as possible with practical and immediately useful code.
2020-03-18 (first published: 2017-02-22)
With progress thwarted by a committee of panjandrums, will T-SQL forever remain in the doldrums? So wonders Phil Factor.
2020-03-09 (first published: 2017-07-10)