Lynn Fields

Lynn
Fields

Lynn Fields has been working with Microsoft SQL Server since version 1.1 and was a beta tester for dBase. He has developed SQL Server systems and supported enterprise resource planning software running on SQL Server.

Articles
Data Transformation Unplugged
Are your program-maintenance efforts hamstrung by proprietary restrictions? Check out this method of reproducing your production database by transforming its data.
Algorithms Still Matter
If you've been concentrating on set-based solutions, you might discover that you need to use classic procedural coding techniques to solve some search problems.
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From the Blogs
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Jul 15, 2014
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The Marginalization of SQL Server Standard Edition 5

Microsoft seems to be bent on marginalizing SQL Server Standard Edition—both in the sense of the artificial constraints placed upon how much memory it can use, and in terms of what seems to be a shift in focus on the role of Standard Edition from Microsoft....More
Jul 8, 2014
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Replication: Sometimes More is Less

The unconventionality of having two publications for complex, unruly databases typically ends up saving huge amounts of time over the long haul and makes replication much easier to manage....More
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Jun 24, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and Third Party Log Readers

When DBAs and SysAdmins learn the ins-and-outs of AlwaysOn Availability Groups, they’re then able to address high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single interface or set of tooling, thus providing better scalability of management....More
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