Four reasons why I’m looking forward to #SQLSat104

Next month I’ll be attending and speaking at the Colorado Springs #SQLSat104.  I’m looking forward to this event for a number of reasons: 1.      It’s my very first SQLSaturday!  I’ve always wanted to attend – but neglected to do anything about it until now.  2.      The day is packed with great session choices.  While I […]

Contained DBs and collation conflict

The SQL Server 2012 contained database feature has an interesting behavior when it comes to collation considerations between the SQL Server instance default collation and a user database collation.  I see this new behavior as a benefit, but rather than tell you about it, I’ll step through a demonstration instead. First of all, this demonstration […]