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Jumping Air Gaps

There are all sorts of viruses, worms, and malware out in the world, and some of us have had to deal with them at different points in our career. SQL Slammer was particularly memorable for me, but there were plenty of non data related virus issues I've had to work on at various employers. To […]

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2020-05-27

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Enriching Your Life

As I was looking to build career goals for the new year, I think mostly about technical topics. That makes sense, given my focus and job, but I ran across an interesting thread on Hacker News that asked about skills to work on in 2020, and not necessarily technical ones. I did find it interesting […]

2020-05-26

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The Build Book of News

Every year Microsoft has held the Build conference for developers. I've been lucky enough to go a few times, and I was hoping to get the chance to attend again. With the pandemic, the entire event went virtual, and was held across 48 continuous hours. I was slightly disappointed as a few sessions I wanted […]

2020-05-23

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Creating a New Sequence–#SQLNewBlogger

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An All Star Lineup for EightKB

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How should I store currency values in SQL Server?

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Filestream or Filetable or None...what to be used?

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I've been assigned with a project that includes converting the columns in the existing...

How to force MS SQL to select a partition instead of making a full table scan

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Hi all, I am currently designing a datamart layer in MS SQL 2016 Enterprise....

Daily 3 Coping

By Steve Jones - SSC Editor

Today’s tip is find three good reasons to be hopeful for the future. http://voiceofthedba.com/2020/06/03/daily-coping-3-jun-2020/

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