Monthly Archives: May 2020

  1. What I learned from “The boy who cried wolf”


    May 28, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was thinking about the story The boy who cried wolf earlier today and realized that it has some lessons …
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  2. Use session_context to create a “variable” that lasts between batches.


    May 26, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I had a brief conversation with Itzik Ben-Gan (about|twitter) on twitter and I have to tell you …
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  3. Connecting to Azure SQL Database: Requested tenant identifier ‘00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000’ is not valid.


    May 20, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I got this rather interesting error while connecting to an Azure SQL DB. I was connecting using …
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  4. Negative (-) is an operator and will affect the order of operations.


    May 18, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    An interesting question came to my attention the other day. A strange operation problem in SQL Server: -100/-100*10 = 0 …
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  5. Running Azure from my android phone


    May 13, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I had a random thought. I wonder if there is a version of Azure Portal for Android. …
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  6. Explain CROSS APPLY like I’m 5.


    May 11, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    A good friend of mine (Randolph West (blog|twitter) asked that someone Explain CROSS APPLY like they are 5. So, here’s …
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  7. Could not obtain information about Windows NT group/user

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    May 6, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is an interesting error that you’ll occasionally get when accessing an AD/Windows ID. Msg 15404, Level 16, State 11, …
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  8. SQL Homework – May 2020 – Forum Lurking.

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    May 4, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    A few months ago I suggested writing blog post(s) as a great way to learn and document your progress (among …
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