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Honeybee Swarms

I love honeybees. This will be my seventh year as an amateur beekeeper, and aside from family or data, there are few other topics that I could easily spend an afternoon talking to you about. They’re amazing creatures. This past winter I had to move my beehives temporarily to the apiary of a friend. With […]

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Take Care

The world seems to be proceeding through some stuff at the moment. IT and our industry as a whole, equally seems to be going through some stuff. As such, allow this oldster to offer some advice: Take care of yourself. I know, I'm the same, you may have responsibilities for others. You need to take […]

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One more reason to use foreign key constraints

Since the title might be considered a bit vague, I don’t want you to wade through the article to figure it out. I will spare you the typical clickbait introduction, with me telling you what a foreign key constraint is, and why it and all the other constraint types provided by relational engines are useful. […]

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A Lack of Memory Grant Feedback Persistence

SQL Server has added an Intelligent Query Processing feature called Memory Grant Feedback. In SQL Server 2022, this can be persisted across queries to improve the performance of future executions. In SQL Server 2022, when is memory grant feedback not persisted if the plan is evicted from cache? (choose 2)

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