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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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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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