Filegroups and Non-Clustered Indexes

Let’s start with some basics and then jump in a bit deeper, for this post to go with the 40th T-SQL Tuesday, hosted this month by Jen McCown. SQL Server holds data, and that data is stored physically in files. Of course, in the database world we think of the data as living in tables*, … Continue reading Filegroups and Non-Clustered Indexes

A TOP Query

For the blog post that I’ll publish tomorrow, I wrote a query that I thought needed a blog post all of its own. This is that post. The query was this one. Its results aren’t that interesting, it’s just a list of dates with a random number between 0 and 99. Just some sample data … Continue reading A TOP Query