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My last ticket

There are a bunch of different things I do for clients, so it’s a bit strange to try to think what to write about in

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My last ticket

There are a bunch of different things I do for clients, so it’s a bit strange to try to think what to write about in

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Kelly Broekstra, MVP

It’s not hard to see why Kelly has been recognised as a Microsoft Most Valued Professional, as she did last week. I think everyone who

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A time for gratitude

First a quick disclaimer. The timing of this is because saying thank is the theme for this month’s T-SQL Tuesday, hosted by Kay Sauter. But

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Tuning Using Window Functions

Sometimes query tuning involves taking a different approach to a problem. And given that other tuning options might be creating index(es) or redesigning tables –

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How encrypted is encrypted?

Encryption is a funny thing. Since the dawn of communication, whenever people have wanted to keep their secrets secret, they’ve used some sort of encryption.

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