Monthly Archives: July 2019

  1. Header Query Crossword

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    July 31, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I did an interesting form of crossword recently and since I haven’t done one in a while I figured this …
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  2. Optional vs Required parameters in Stored Procedures

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    July 29, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you are executing a stored procedure with a bunch of parameters it can be a bit of a pain …
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  3. Custom error messages

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    July 24, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m sure lots of you have used the function RAISERROR to handle an error caused by your code. The problem …
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  4. Current database vs database locks

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    July 22, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I have a lot of co-workers who use sp_who and sp_who2 to see who’s in a given database. This is …
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  5. Is it just me or does msdb feel a lot like a user database?

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    July 17, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    When you think of system databases, tables, etc there are a number of things you might think of. Necessary to …
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  6. Short circuiting an AND

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    July 15, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I did a post on how an OR short circuits. It was a somewhat unusual type of …
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  7. Learning Powershell with Show-Command

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    July 11, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Years ago I blogged about how I like to use the SSMS scripting feature to learn how to do things. …
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  8. SQL Homework – July 2019 – Table Size

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    July 1, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    In general this homework series is meant to give you ideas of things to play with that most if not …
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