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Open Live Writer

I’m writing this post from the Open Live Writer project software. I’ve used Live Writer for years, but it’s shown its age. Not the least of which is doens’t support OAuth2, so I haven’t been able to use it with … Continue reading

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Rebooting SQLNewBlogger in November

I ran into Ed Leighton-Dick last week at the PASS Summit and we were chatting about the SQLNewBlogger challenge he started in April. I enjoyed it and while a number of people started, it seemed like most waned away. I … Continue reading

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No Live Blogging

The PASS Summit opens today with the first keynote. This is one of the few times that I’ve declined the blogging table at PASS. The table has grown, it’s become a bit loud at times, and the pressure to take … Continue reading

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Reframing to Overcome Filtered Index Limitations

I’m continuing on with the Blogger’s challenge in this post. Turning the Problem Around In the last post, I wrote about limitations in filtered indexes. I proposed that my table had lots of data with NULL or blank spaces in … Continue reading

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April Blogger Challenge 4–Filtered Index Limitations

The April Blogger Challenge is from Ed Leighton-Dick and aimed at new bloggers, but anyone is welcome. I’m trying to motivate and cheer people on. Filtered Index Limits I ran across a limitation recently with filtered indexes and was surprised. … Continue reading

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The May Blogger Challenge–Continuing On

Last month I participated in Ed Leighton-Dick’s April Challenge. My four posts were tagged the April Challenge, and this month I plan to continue, and hopefully get a few more people to up their blogging. Building on April To make … Continue reading

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April Blogging Challenge 2 – Primary Key in CREATE TABLE

The April Blogger Challenge is from Ed Leighton-Dick and aimed at new bloggers, but anyone is welcome. I’m trying to motivate and cheer people on. Designating a Primary Key at Design Time In the first post on this subject, I … Continue reading

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New Blogger Challenge 1 – Adding a Primary Key

The April Blogger Challenge is from Ed Leighton-Dick and aimed at new bloggers, but anyone is welcome. I’m trying to motivate and cheer people on. Primary Keys I firmly believe that every table should have a primary key. At least … Continue reading

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The April Blogger Challenge

I’d encourage you to take Ed Leighton-Dick’s challenge to blog in April. Read his post, start writing, and put your post out there. Tweet about it, and be proud. However, if you’ve never blogged, I have a modification for you. … Continue reading

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Due Diligence

I often talk with people about building their brands and finding a way to ensure they are a highly desirable employee. One of the ways that I think people can do this is with a technical blog about their career. … Continue reading

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