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After a recent conversation on Twitter, Aaron Bertrand shows where excessive comments in your stored procedures might have an impact on performance.
November 9, 2016 | SQLPerformance.com | T-SQL 0
Aaron Bertrand explains why he always opts for one of these options over the other, even in cases where it shouldn't matter.
November 2, 2016 | Aaron Bertrand | #BackToBasics, T-SQL 7
Rob Farley discusses some solutions and gotchas for implementing a custom sort using ORDER BY in T-SQL queries.
October 17, 2016 | SQLPerformance.com | Execution Plans, T-SQL 0
Aaron Bertrand explains why he codes defensively - matching the case of data type names, even when it isn't strictly necessary.
October 4, 2016 | Aaron Bertrand | #BackToBasics, T-SQL 0
Paul White shows that SQL Server sometimes produces very misleading information about the impact of sort operations.
September 27, 2016 | SQLPerformance.com | Execution Plans, T-SQL 0
Aaron Bertrand talks about pattern matching, a childhood game called Simon, and the unpredictability of CHARINDEX vs. LIKE.
September 6, 2016 | SQLPerformance.com | T-SQL 0
Rob Farley explains why AT TIME ZONE is his new favourite feature in SQL Server 2016, but also shows that it can make a mess of cardinality estimates.
Melissa Connors discusses locating & resolving SQL Server database trust issues (check constraints & foreign keys).
Aaron Bertrand continues his #EntryLevel challenge, discussing DATEFROMPARTS() and similar functions introduced in SQL Server 2012.
Today I presented at Discovery Day New England, a SQL Server 2016 event (sponsored in part by SQL Sentry) held at the Microsoft office in Cambridge, MA. Attached are demos and slide decks.

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