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Who's Dastardly?

This guy is dastardly. His name is Dastardly. He and Muttley were awesome heroes on that old Hannah Barbarra Wacky Races show :)

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Adrianople OOB

I dusted off my copy of the Adrianople campaign book by Osprey. It has long been a battle that impressed me as a good potential scenario for a Big Battle DBA game. 62 more words


No One Wants You to Know How Bad Fukushima Might Still Be | Vice

Last month, when the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced it would move forward with its plan to construct an “ice wall” around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s failed reactors, it seemed like a step backwards. 218 more words

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#0342 – SQL Server – LEN v/s DATALENGTH – A feature comparison

There are few typical questions that developers ask when developing applications or when troubleshooting an issue:

  • What is the length of this string?

  • How many bytes does this string take for storage?

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DBA - be patient, now let's follow up.

CLIFF NOTES: Corn and Wheat have hit their targets.  Would still see risk below the .841 retrace on Wheat but believe these patterns are complete. Need to wait a little while longer on Soybeans … 337 more words

Guest Post on SQL Authority - Default Trace & Deleted Databases

I had the opportunity to write another guest post at SQL Authority:

Finding Out What Changed in a Deleted Database

This one covers how to determine who made changes in a database that has been deleted. 123 more words