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Pivot (or Unpivot) Your Data Commented on: 28 weeks ago (October 16, 2014)

The author, Itzik Ben-Gan, says, "No, SQL Server doesn't support mutiple aggregates with the PIVOT operator." -- Jayleen Heft, Editor

Welcome to the IdeaXchange Community Commented on: 29 weeks ago (October 14, 2014)

Hello everyone!

IdeaXchange is a wonderful opportunity to share expertise and experience. Looking forward to watching this community grow!

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Using SQL Server Permissions Commented on: 29 weeks ago (October 9, 2014)

Edit made. Thanks for the alert and fix! -- Jayleen, Editor

Inside SQL Server: Parse, Compile, and Optimize Commented on: 30 weeks ago (October 1, 2014)

We're glad the information was helpful! -- Jayleen Heft, Editor

Who's Your Boss? Commented on: 31 weeks ago (September 30, 2014)

This makes me think about predictions that more and more workers will eventually be independent contractors.

Database, Database on My Server, Do I Mirror Thee, Sync, or Async?! Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 22, 2014)

Thanks for the great list of considerations!

Essential Resources for Anyone New to SQL Server Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 22, 2014)

Great information, Kirsten! I would like to add that I'm very impressed with the willingness of SQL Server professionals to share their wisdom and knowledge. Don't be afraid to reach out for help...

Clustered Indexes Based Upon GUIDs Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 17, 2014)

Thanks for sharing the link!

Tempdb: Checksum or Torn Page Detection (or None)? Commented on: 32 weeks ago (September 17, 2014)

Safety first sounds like a best practice. I really want to hear from others. Please let us know your thoughts!

Big Data: Model or Not Model? Commented on: 33 weeks ago (September 11, 2014)

These are all great questions. I hope some readers let us know how they organize their "big data." Please share your experiences!

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