Randolph West

Randolph West is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP who has worked with SQL Server since the late 1990s, and solves technology problems with a focus on SQL Server and C#. When not consulting, Randolph can be seen acting on the stage and screen or doing voices for independent video games.

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Daily Coping 22 Apr 2021

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I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to...

Altering a Computed Column in a Temporal Table in Azure SQL

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System-versioned temporal tables were introduced in SQL Server 2016. They provide information about data...

Basic OFFSET–#SQLNewBlogger

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Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for...

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SQL Server 2016 SP1 to SP2

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We are currently on SQL server SP1.  Should we go ahead and apply SP2? ...

Cant cast VARCHAR(MAX) To XML Variable

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Hi there I would like to cast a NVARCHAR(MAX) variable string to an XML...

SQL server 2019 reporting need help

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Hello sql server reporting 2019, i created temp for 180 days and not sure...

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