Something Cool We Learned Today!

Guy-Glantser, 2017-11-16


We have many customers, and we work on lots of projects. Each project is different in so many ways: the business environment, the system architecture, the data platform, the people, the challenges…

This is why we get to learn so many new things on a daily basis, which is really awesome. Just think about the amount of knowledge that our team gains every day.

We believe in knowledge sharing, so we decided to do something about it. Each time one of us learns something cool, we write a short blog post about it and share it.

The goal of this blog post is to organize all those short blog posts in one place. We will update this blog post and add a new link every time a new post about “something cool I learned today” is published. So you can always come back here and learn something new.

And if you learned something cool today too, then please share it with us in the comments.


Happy learning!


SQL Server 2017

Can I pause or resume an index rebuild operation?

What is the Automatic Plan Correction in SQL Server 2017?

What is Graph Processing in SQL Server 2017?



What is the Role of the UPDATE Lock in SQL Server?


SQL Agent

Why is the job duration a negative number?


Useful Scripts

How to Update @@SERVERNAME to Actual Machine Name?



How to troubleshoot database mail?


Database Management

How to Size Your Database Files?

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