• Part 1: How cursors work

    T-SQL cursors are like skyscraper window washers traveling up and down the skyscraper to stop at each window. Here Hilary Cotter explains exactly how cursors work.

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  • Create a user-defined server role in SQL Server 2012 with T-SQL, SSMS

    Ashish Mehta shows two ways – with T-SQL and with SSMS -- to make a user-defined server role in SQL Server 2012.

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  • Nine T-SQL best practices

    Choosing the right data type and avoiding dynamic SQL are two of the nine T-SQL best practices that author Basit Farooq explains here.

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  • Using T-SQL data types in SQL Server 2008

    Learn the numerous data types used in SQL Server 2008's Transact-SQL language in this excerpt from "Microsoft SQL Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide."

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  • Pitfalls of using T-SQL cursors

    Cursors have a bad reputation: They're considered poor performers, resource hogs and a favorite tool of every inexperienced DBA. But they do have a place. Contributor Hilary Cotter explains how cursors work and their pros and cons.

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  • Date, time and number data types in SQL Server

    In this book excerpt on basic T-SQL programming constructs, date and time, integer numbers, approximate numbers, exact numbers, monetary and binary data types are defined and examples given.

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  • Character string data types

    There are four different character data types that store character strings: char, varchar, varchar(max), and text. There are also four character data types for storing unicode data: nchar, nvarchar, nvarchar(max) and ntext. This book excerpt on T-SQL constructs explains these data types.

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  • T-SQL performance problems and solutions

    Don't assume all SQL Server performance problems are database-related. Poorly written T-SQL code could be to blame. Learn about common problems and workarounds in this clinic.

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  • Sample T-SQL stored procedure: P_DisplayProductDetails

    This sample T-SQL stored procedure to be debugged displays product details from the AdventureWorks database using a function to rank the unit price for each product subcategory.

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  • Top 10 T-SQL tips for improved SQL Server development

    Having difficult with your T-SQL programming extensions or simply want to make improvements within your SQL Server development? We've compiled a Top 10 list of the most popular tips your peers are reading. Find out how to script SQL Server backups, why T-SQL in SSIS has pros and cons and what to do...

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