Varying Results with Subquery, ORDER BY, MAXDOP

In the speaker rooms of SQL events everywhere, there is wondrous blog material to be had, free for the picking up (as long as you attribute properly).  Speaking of which… Saturday in the SQL Saturday #63 Dallas speaker room, Erin Welker (blog) asked about a problem with a query that’s getting varying results depending on the MAXDOP […]

Session: Unraveling Tangled Code

Here is the landing page for my session, “Unraveling Tangled Code”. Here you’ll find downloads and links to recordings, as I can get around to placing them. Feel free to ask me questions via email, Jen at (or on Twitter)! Abstract: Once upon a time, you inherited an application or a database that was […]