ROW_NUMBER SQL Server

Row_Number SQL Server SQL Server includes several Ranking Functions that can be called in T-SQL.  One of these is the Row_Number() function.  You can use this function to return a sequential number in your result set that begins at 1.…

Azure SQL Server Database

SQL Server in Azure You can create and leverage cloud based SQL Server instances using Microsoft Azure.  However, if you have never used the Azure portal it can be a bit challenging to get started.  This post will show you…

SQL Pass Summit 2014

Next week I will be in Seattle for the 2014 SQL Pass Summit event.  If you are involved in projects that leverage the Microsoft SQL Server stack this is a great conference to attend. If this is your first time…