Today we’re going to continue our exploration of the server-level in PS. You’ll remember before we’ve explored it a little bit when we talked about querying cluster nodes.
So today we’re going to kill users in a DB. This [...]
This post was particularly inspired while cleaning my house today. It’s easy, if you think you’ve got a clean house then just stand up on a ladder some time and change your perspective. I think you’ll find there are lots [...]
One of my big peeves is devs writing code to protect themselves against things that never happen.
You really see it all the time don’t you? And it always sounds so reasonable at the time, but it really isn’t if you [...]
Ok, not ‘no more’, but you guys should seriously limit your usage of select * for everything. I realize that it’s easier to support when you change the data requirement, but it pushes a lot more data than you need and [...]
This is the perfect topic to go along with what I wrote on my other blog today in The real difference between SQL Server and Oracle.
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