Monthly Archives: March 2014

What is a Windowing Function?

I have been presenting and writing about windowing functions for a couple of years. I am always surprised that many people who don’t know what these are may already be writing queries using them. Every time I present on this … Continue reading

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On Being a Workaholic

I recently posted on Facebook that I was a workaholic and that fact wasn’t going to change anytime soon because I was having such a great time. Today, I read this article talking about programmers’ work ethics driving them crazy … Continue reading

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Which Join Operator Will My Query Use?

There is so much to learn about SQL Server that I am both enthusiastic and overwhelmed when I think about it.  Of course, depending on what an individual likes to do, some things will be easier for them. For example, … Continue reading

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