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  • RE: SQL Server Information

    Hmm, really got me interested, but when I ran it on our production OLTP server (24x7), I received an error (below) as well as the total numbers were almost too...

  • RE: SQL Unit Testing

    Interesting article and very timely for me. My big question is how do you detect errors/slow running queries etc? Do you need to run profiler again to detect...

  • RE: The Hassles of Travel

    In Germany, you can get a beer (usually cheaper than soda) at a Burger King or McDs. Also mustard is different.

  • RE: The Hassles of Travel

    While I agree that the actual travel is a pain, I think just going to a new location and immersing yourself in a different environment is what life is all...

  • RE: The Fear of Change

    I don't think the role of DBA is going away, but it is evolving. I remember attending a PASS seminar a couple years ago and Kalen Delaney said right...

  • RE: Performance testing and tuning for a beginner

    Well I agree with your statement about being careful with temporary tables, don't ignore them. In many cases I have taken a complex multi-table query and broken it up...

  • RE: The Training Value

    At my current job I made it (unwritten) a condition of employment that I could attend the PASS conference (or one like it) every year. For the last 2...

  • RE: The Active DBA

    I try and play tennis 2-3 times a week. When I don't have a match scheduled I take group lessons (also helps with the conditioning). On weekends I...

  • RE: The Core

    I've always been a strong proponent of normalization, but it can be carried overboard -- as in the OLTP database I inherited at my current job. It had been...

  • RE: The Core

    I agree with Phil's attitude dialogue, but want to expand on it. I would be looking for someone that is a "jack of all trades" and enjoys problem solving....

  • RE: Alter Index with online rebuild - SQL 2005

    Nice script, but where is definition (create table) for physical_stats?

  • RE: SSIS – Transfer SQL Server Objects Debugged

    Thanks for the article. I too have wondered about the 'features' that Microsoft has in their SSIS objects. I just completed my first large SSIS project and ran...

  • RE: Generate index on foreign key columns

    There are times when an index is not needed for a foreign key. If the table is small (low number of rows) or the index column has little selectivity,...

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