Four PASS Questions–My Take #PASSElections

As part of the campaign material for this years election for Board of Directors; the candidates were asked to answer four questions. While I did put together a short two-minute video for PASS that will be published soon on the election site regarding these questions; I felt it prudent to also do a bit more …

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Hold The Fort

Have you ever heard the phrase "Hold The Fort"? Long ago in battle supply routes were targeted by enemy regiments that would cut off rations to fighting units. As the battle ensued the enemy had driven back their counterparts to a small area on a hill. They were being overwhelmed with many wounded and dying; …

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SQL Prompt What Is It Good For Absolutely…

Everything. If you’ve never had the opportunity to use Red Gates SQL prompt utility then you are missing out. Recently, I went without it for a day by some circumstances that I decided to create for myself. Of course these actions were not intentional but then it got me thinking somewhat on if I was …

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Linked Server Set-Up

At times I take for granted some of the features that SQL has to offer. One of the features that I was asked about from some fellow colleagues is setting up a Linked Server. First, what is a Linked Server? A linked server basically allows a SQL Server Database engine to execute commands against OLE …

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