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Implementing Interprocess Locking with SQL Server

I suppose everyone does this and I just haven’t heard about it. I don’t get out much, so it seems cool to me. When we redesigned our company website (www.laridian.com) a couple years back, I needed a way to automatically update best-seller lists, new releases, and other dynamic data on the site without relying on […]

Handy SQL Server Snippets

There are a few SQL Server tasks I do infrequently and always forget the syntax. I’m going to start collecting them here. ALTER TABLE ExistingTable ADD NewColumn INT NOT NULL DEFAULT(0) WITH VALUES This adds a new column with a default value of 0, and populates existing rows with 0 in the new column. ALTER […]