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Recently I had to use GUID (Global Unique Identifier) as primary key in order to ensure cross-server uniqueness. In many cases surrogate key (some sort of concatenation between server id and intra-server identity) would give a better performance but in my case due to application requirements surrogate key wasn't an option.
Next step is ...
Recently I've been asked by one of my clients to write a simple script that would find out whether particular database had ever been backed up (full backup). The reason for a requirement was semi-automatic application which would enable end users to manage backup activity including manually backup transaction log - not via Management Studio but ...