Serving the SQL Server Blogosphere for a Twentieth of a Century!

It’s been exactly five years since this blog went live with a questionable Admiral Stockdale reference, and despite an extended hiatus recently to due a confluence of personal and professional issues, your interest in my ponderings continues to a humbling extent. So, as energy, inspiration, time, and circumstances permit, this humble little corner of the…

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Five Things About sp_.. (okay.. Four Things and a Closing Argument)

Celebrating the first day of Summer with the first technical post on the blog since mid-Winter (apologies for my absence).. Jens has a great post regarding the internal behavior of various forms of sp_-named programmability objects.  Some SQLRAP-related research led me to take a different tack, and I wanted to share the results of that…

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Happy Birthday, Mom v78.05

Today would’ve been my mother’s 83rd birthday if we hadn’t lost her to emphysema on 4 November 2004.  I wish I could call her today, but I can’t. Please find time soon, if you’re able, to call your mother and thank her for your life.  Such precious opportunities grow rarer by the day.  Please don’t…

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