Jeff, I had to rate this article 5 stars, because that's as high as the ratings allow. It deserves a 15!
BTW, I'm aghast --- you've actually used a SQL CLR now! 😀 It would be nice if we could get Paul to contribute it, and to have it added to the resources of this article.
Again, excellent job. Extremely well done, and extremely thorough. Thank you so much for this article, and for the new DelimitedSplit8K function.
I couldn't have done it without the help of you, Ron, and Paul. All 3 of you did some awesome work with testing and verification of the code. You guys ROCK!
So far as the CLR goes... yeah, I know I stuck my toe into the other world, but I had to know if the new function even came close. Paul was very cool in his understanding that I don't even know how to spell "C" and he made it real easy for me to install. 🙂
is pronounced "ree-bar
" and is a "Modenism
" for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)