Cloud Computing: How Will It Affect Corporate IT?Commented on: 6 years ago
(June 26, 2009)
@guzmand - I agree with your thought that clouds will encourage poor db design but perhaps that will be kept in check through usage costs, if you assume a poorly designed system uses more resources...
Palindromes PuzzleCommented on: 9 years ago
(January 26, 2007)
If we are allowed to add an extra row with a zero-length string to the table I think I may have a solution:
DECLARE @t table (t varchar(50) not null primary key);
SET nocount ON
insert into @t...
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