DBA Notes

Here are some articles and links that I've finally gotten around to reading... Paul White points out the problem with using windowing functions in views. ¬†I've more or less stopped using views for anything other than simple rights management for applications. ¬†Encapsulation in SQL Server is just too hit-or-miss to run the risk of hitting…

A wild card for the Indians?

Rob Neyer had this article up yesterday. I was completely mystified to hear that the Indians are not only in the Wild Card hunt, but apparently have the best shot at it over the last couple of weeks of the season. I went to ESPN.com to see why the Indians are doing so well and...…