I started out working with Microsoft Access and SQL Server back in 2000 as the only employee doing IT full-time, and worked most of my career where “big fish in a little pond” was an overstatement. Learning is scarce when you do everything and don’t work with anyone who knows more than you. In 2010 I was plunged into the Ocean and grabbed onto anything I could find to stay afloat. I wasn’t going to simply run scripts I didn’t understand, so I learned the DMVs and system tables in the scripts I found and rewrote them all. Now, I know enough where I can start giving back to a community that saved me from drowning.

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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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