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T-SQL Tuesday #104

My thanks to Bert Wagner and his chosen topic for T-SQL Tuesday, Code You Would Hate To Live Without. It was just enough of an excuse to dust off the cobwebs here and get back to posting. Anyway, since half … Continue reading

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#PASS24HOP

In the past couple of years, I’ve had the opportunity to speak at a few SQLSaturdays, and presented to my local chapter, IndyPASS, a couple of times. I gained a new experience a few weeks ago, one that I had … Continue reading

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Threading

A while back, I wrote an app that spawned a collection of threads to run some work in parallel, using the resources in the System.Threading namespace of the .NET Framework. Some time after that, I worked on another app that … Continue reading

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Now versus UtcNow

This is a minor topic, but it was such a drastic difference when I found out about it, that it’s definitely worth sharing. Consider the following code: var begin = System.DateTime.UtcNow; for (var i = 0; i < 10000000; i++) … Continue reading

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