Monthly Archives: October 2011

PASS the Dutchie

Anyone old enough to remember this song from the eighties will remember the catchy lyrics and tune:- “pass the Duchie pon the left hand side <I say!> pass the Duchie pon the left hand side… It gonna burn… <give me music make me … Continue reading

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NOLOCK hits Mythbusters!

Exactly one month to this very day I wrote the article “When should you use NOLOCK?” which explained exactly when the use of the READUNCOMMITTED isolation level was acceptable and when it wasn’t. I also revealed that it not only takes … Continue reading

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Community is driving SQL to success

Well the keynote speech has begun, Ted Kummert is on stage and the focus at the beginning has been very much on the Community and SQL Azure. It is clear to me that Microsoft recognize the value of our amazing … Continue reading

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