Something that I have seen lately over and over again and even ran into this morning is a practice that I would say is a pretty bad habit in SQL….the dreaded Select * syndrome This method is heavily used for adhoc querying and I've seen it used in some troubleshooting scenarios but in my case … Continue reading Select * Syndrome
I've recently been approached by numerous people at work, on boards, forums, twitter, etc. regarding different ways to learn and improve one's skill set. The Forums I find myself on forums more so than normal perusing through questions, providing feedback where applicable and so on. Some of the ones I traffic often are: SQL Server … Continue reading Where Do I Start – The Journey?
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