Managing Jobs - Part 2

Jobs are pretty basic aren't they? They are until you get a couple hundred, or a thousand. Andy continues talking about managing jobs by standardizing how you handle notifications and failures, and talks about an interesting idea to monitor jobs separately from SQL Agent. Worth reading!

Replication's Horizontal and Vertical Partitioning Capabilities

There are times that you may find yourself on a project where you have one data source and need to publish to many subscribing databases. Often times, Replication is not looked at as a viable solution to achieving this goal. For this project, Demico and Lynn will demonstrate the way we utilized the Horizontal and Vertical partitioning capabilities that Microsoft has added to the Replication utility.

Using Exotic Joins in SQL - Part 2

In the previous article, you saw how the BETWEEN operator could be used in joins to solve problems dealing with range-based data. In this article, Chris Cubley will show you how to take joins even further by using multiple criteria in joins as well as using the greater than, less than, and not equals operators in joins.

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