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I’m Climbing the Space Needle!

Many of you have seen the Space Needle during trips to Seattle, especially if you have visited during PASS Summit week. Have you ever wondered about climbing to the top instead of taking the elevator? That is exactly what I’ll be … Continue reading

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My TOP(10) Reasons to Attend PASS Summit

I’ve been attending PASS Summit since 2003 and have missed only one year in that time. This year, I am honored once again to speak at the summit. I have a 2.5 hour session on indexing for beginners. I think … Continue reading

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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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