Source Control

I’ve been meaning to work on getting my mind wrapped around Source Control for a while now. I was all hyped about it after a recent SQL Saturday, then I wanted to make it a learning goal for the year. Looking back at those posts, I guess the goals was to do more...

Programming Journal

Some times I just want to kick myself. A very simple concept that I never thought about applying to work, I was bouncing around the internet trying to get a better understanding of how to use source control with my script library when I found a rabbit hole. The rabbit...

Getting whipped by GetDate()

I have recently been working on tuning a job that purges data out of various tables that are older than 13 months using getdate. Pretty straight forward right? Well originally the job consisted of 6 different statements like so: generic delete Transact-SQL delete from...

Check for corruption

If you work, or have worked, in a shop with lots of SQL servers then you either have, or will, experience an issue with storage. Like for instance you’re storage controllers go down, knocking down your SQL instances. As we all know, this is a good way to corrupt...

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