Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas is a SQL Server Professional working in the UK where he recently worked as a DBA in women's clothing, not literally he hastens to add! He is certified in SQL Server 2008, runs the Maidenhead SQL Server User Group Pass Chapter and is on the organising committee for SQL Relay. In his spare time plays the trumpet in local symphony orchestras.



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  • Interests: Usual stuff: family, SQL Server, shiny things.

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Using Table Hints in a Query

How many table hints can I include in a query?  

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