1. The parts of an object’s name

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    March 20, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Any object within a database in SQL Server has what is called a four part name. Which rather implies four …
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  2. Compressed backup errors and TF 3042

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    March 16, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Compressing your backups has very few downsides. It’s usually faster (the additional time for compression is less than the time …
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  3. Limits vs Goals

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    March 14, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s that time again. Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan (b/t) is the host this month and has a fun topic for us. …
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  4. Review of Azure Fundamentals class on Openedx

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    March 8, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    My company has recently adopted a Cloud first attitude. Now that’s different from Microsoft’s Cloud first. Microsoft is putting new …
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  5. Using GROUP BY instead of DISTINCT

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    March 6, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently, Aaron Bertrand (b/t) posted Performance Surprises and Assumptions : GROUP BY vs. DISTINCT. In it he says he prefers …
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  6. Event storming! It’s raining emails!

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    March 1, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the most common ways to get an event notification is by email. So what happens when you get …
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  7. Queries with optional parameters

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    February 27, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    These are those queries where you are pulling for, let’s say, a first name, a last name, a state, and/or …
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  8. What’s in my backup file?

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    February 22, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Restoring a backup file is pretty easy right? Ok, but what if more than one database backup is stored in …
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  9. Penny wise, pound stupid

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    February 20, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Growing up my mother used this phrase quite a bit. Penny wise, pound stupid. (In case you didn’t know the …
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  10. Deadlock on ALTER DATABASE

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    February 16, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had an interesting problem recently. A database was stuck in single user mode. How exactly was it stuck you …
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