1. Viewing errors with extended events

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    September 27, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    A little while back I came across this post: Identifying failed queries with extended events. It has a script to …
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  2. Conversion Precedence

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    September 20, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently I talked about the difference between implicit and explicit datatype conversions. In it I ran this code: With the …
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  3. Making the mouse pointer easier to see.

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    September 15, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I know this is way off my usual content but the other day someone was mentioning how easy it is …
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  4. Putting counters in names

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    September 13, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s not all that unusual, or unreasonable to put a counter in a name. For example let’s say you need …
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  5. What’s next 4th time

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    September 8, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s now been about two and a half months since I was given notice and decided to blog about my …
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  6. Creating a SERVER ROLE created a LOGIN as well.

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    September 6, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of my co-workers came to me the other day and told me that they found their network id as …
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  7. SQL Homework – September 2022 – Query window challenge

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    September 1, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had every intention of doing Replication Part 2 this month but had a thought I liked better. I will …
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  8. When good enough is good enough

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    August 30, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    Any time I’ve learned about the optimizer there is always one important thing that’s brought up. The optimizer is not …
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  9. Explicit and implicit datatype conversions

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    August 25, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    Did you know that 1/2=0? If you didn’t you could be in for some interesting surprises. 1/2 returns 0 because …
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  10. Why is security important in a dev environment?

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    August 23, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was asked a rather interesting question during an interview recently. It went something like this: Your resume says you’ve …
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