First I'd like to thank everybody that stopped by and left some kind feedback on the question.
Second, I'd like to apologize for not saying the above sooner but I've been kind of busy the last few days here preparing a customer demo.
Third, I've checked and found that Steve kindly fixed the issue with the last line of DROPs/GO, so hopefully that won't be confusing anybody else!
My mantra: No loops! No CURSORs! No RBAR! Hoo-uh![/I]
My thought question: Have you ever been told that your query runs too fast?
INDEXing a poor-performing query is like putting sugar on cat food. Yeah, it probably tastes better but are you sure you want to eat it?
The path of least resistance can be a slippery slope. Take care that fixing your fixes of fixes doesn't snowball and end up costing you more than fixing the root cause would have in the first place.
Need to UNPIVOT? Why not CROSS APPLY VALUES instead?[/url]
Since random numbers are too important to be left to chance, let's generate some![/url]
Learn to understand recursive CTEs by example.[/url]