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Why I Hate GUIDs

Using a GUID as a primary key and or clustering key in SQL Server database tables is a subject for religious debate. Sure, they are unique, but they are also wide which makes your nonclustered indexes bigger as well. Some … Continue reading

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Always Learning…

This is my third January as an independent database consultant, and it is always a really slow month for me. This year, I planned ahead and decided to take advantage of the extra time on my hands. I decided to … Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday: New Speakers

This month, Andy Yun (@sqlbek) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday. This blog party was started several years ago by Adam Machanic (@AdamMachanic). This month’s topic is growing new speakers. Experienced speakers are asked to give advice to those who would like … Continue reading

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