Slight Ado About Nothing: More On NULLs

(updated 08 February 2006 to correct glaring technical inaccuracies; thanks to Adam Machanic) Today saw a major step in the evolution of my humble blog: a question!, from Eric: I have seen others use the NOT NULL DEFAULT “” and insist it is better that NULLS. One of the main reasons they give is that…

2

93,000 Concurrent SAP Users In A Free Download?!

Well, not exactly..   After teasing you on Friday with hints of what you’d hear in today’s launch of SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005, and Biztalk Server 2006, I’m pleased to say the information is out there, and more than worth your while.   Rather than rehash the content of our website (which is worth your…

14

Launch 2005: Here Comes The Next Generation of Developer Tools

Remember the old Jimmy Buffett tune, “Come Monday“?  Well, this coming Monday, November 7, 1995 (or “Launch 2005”, as it’s known here in Redmond), will be remembered for a long time as the day the price/performance debate in software development and deployment was changed forever. This is way better than four lonely days in the…

0