Monthly Archives: August 2015

New Article on Simple-Talk

Not only do I write here on my blog and for Apress, I sometimes write for and SQL Authority. I just completed a new article for Simple-Talk . Back in 2009, Simple-Talk asked me to write an article explaining … Continue reading

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What is a Partitioned View?

Back when I first began working with SQL Server in 1998, the databases I worked with could be measured in megabytes. I remember being a bit concerned when a database for one of my customers approached 1 GB. In today’s … Continue reading

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The Many Skills Needed to Succeed

Recently, I had a problem to solve for a customer. I was surprised at how many different skills I had to use just to accomplish what seemed to be a simple task. I needed to get a file from one server … Continue reading

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