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The SoCal Code Camp website has started accepting sessions for the next Code Camp in January. I've put a couple of sessions up there already.
I've got one on
After you have created your tables, and stored procedures you will have a basic idea of what queries are going to be running against your database. If you haven't already done so, its now time to start adding indexes to your database. The catch with index is that there is such a thing as to...
All to often articles and presentations about storage work under the assumption that you have a typical OLTP database with mostly reads. However there are plenty of databases out there which are mostly writes and very few reads. Setting these systems up takes a different technique for best...
There are a few basic operations which SQL will perform when looking for the data that you need. Here they are listed in the order of worst to best.
- Table Scan
- Clustered Index Scan
- Index Scan
- Clustered Index Seek
- Index Seek
I've been informed that at some point in the near future (within the next couple of weeks probably) that we'll be upgrading the version of Word Press that we use for the blogs.
Well the PASS 2008 summit must be official over as I'm sitting at the airport waiting for my plane. I was expecting a very long security line here at SeaTac but I was through security within maybe 10 minutes. While means that the two hours I was planning on standing in line I instead get to sit...
Today was a pretty slow day. I spent most of the day kicking back in the MVP room talking to the MVPs and the Microsoft folks. I did make it to a couple of sessions however.
Today was another excellent day here at PASS 2008 in rainy Seattle, WA.Continued »