Steve Jones

My background is I have been working with computers since I was about 12. My first "career" job in this industry was with network administration where I became the local DBA by default. I have also spent lots of time administering Netware and NT networks, developing software, managing smaller IT groups, making lots of coffee, ordering pizza for late nights, etc., etc.

I currently am the editor of SQL Server Central and an advocate/architect at Redgate Software. I am also the President of SQL Saturday, maintain the T-SQL Tuesday monthly party, and remember our colleagues at sqlmemorial.org.

You can find out more about me on my blog (www.voiceofthedba.com) or LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/way0utwest)
  • Interests: yoga, reading, biking, snowboarding, volleyball

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SQL Saturday Pittsburgh 2024 (#1094) - Call for speakers and other event details

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Please see the following link. https://sqlsaturday.com/2024-10-12-sqlsaturday1094/ Note that the "Call for Speakers" is in-progress...

SQL Saturday Pittsburgh 2024 (#1094) - Call for speakers and other event details

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Question of the Day

What's Wrong with this Table?

What's wrong with this code and causes an error?

CREATE TABLE Customer
(
    CustomerID INT NULL,
    FirstName NVARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
    LastName NVARCHAR(50) NULL,
    Email NVARCHAR(100) NOT NULL,
CONSTRAINT CustomerPK PRIMARY KEY (CustomerID, LastName)
);


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