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  • The Transact-SQL Prime Directive – a bad example

    A while back, I ranted that the design and implementation of Transact-SQL should be guided by a prime directive that guarantees no interference with the flow of set-based data in Transact-SQL.   That was primarily motivated by the fact that no such guarantee exists today in T-SQL. That is, when you move set-based data around in T-SQL, you ...
    Posted to Linchi Shea (Weblog) by Linchi Shea on December 18, 2009
  • Drive letters should go

    Recently, I was involved in designing a SQL2005 cluster. Let’s just say that it was going to have many more nodes until we found that we had to scale down to a 3+1 cluster because of drive letter limitation. The annoying thing is that even with a 3+1 cluster and with mountpoints used to the limit, we may still run out of drive letters. ...
    Posted to Linchi Shea (Weblog) by Linchi Shea on February 29, 2008
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