Monthly Archives: November 2019

  1. Bad Idea Cowboy Hat: BEGIN TRANSACTION; GO 1000;

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    November 27, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of my favorite presentations is Revenge the SQL by Rob Volk (blog|twitter). It’s a demonstration of a lot of …
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  2. #PowershellBasics: Working with arrays


    November 25, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I mentioned arrays in a previous post so I figured I should talk about what they are and how to …
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  3. DBA Myths: Is an identity column always unique, in order, and without gaps?


    November 20, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Identity columns are all over the place. Probably 80-90% of the tables I see have them and they are almost …
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  4. DBA Myths: The system sessions are the ones with a session_id 50 or less

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    November 18, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Anecdotally any session_id that’s 50 or less is going to be a system session and anything over 50 will be …
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  5. The curious case of CHAR(0)


    November 14, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Over the years I’ve seen quite a few strange things with SQL Server. This one may not have been the …
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  6. What the ???? T-SQL Tuesday #120


    November 12, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Hey, it’s T-SQL Tuesday again! I almost forgot about it what with Summit and all. Wayne Sheffield (blog|twitter) is our …
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  7. Pass Summit 2019 Keynote Day 2


    November 7, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m blogging the Keynote! One of my bucket list things has always to live blog a keynote at Pass Summit …
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  8. Volunteers


    November 6, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    This week is the PASS Summit and it has me thinking about all of the amazing work done in our …
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  9. SQL Homework – November 2019 – SSMS built in reports


    November 4, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Time for some homework again. I know Pass Summit is this week so you may be a bit busy but …
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