Were you aware that the act of populating a temporary table can cause system-wide bottlenecks on your server? Problems can occur both with SQL Server 6.5 and 7.0/2000 in different ways, and in this article Neil Boyle discusses how best to avoid them.
Have you ever worked with an application that forgot to close its connections? Ever run out of connections on your SQL Server and had to manually go remove the ones that are not in use? This article will present a technique for keeping the database clean.