PASS Summit 2019 Precon Speakers Announced

PASS has announced their precon speakers for PASS Summit 2019. I'll be there giving a precon on something or another. Because they haven't announced any details, I won't divulge any secrets, but it'll be a great full-day training on a really cool topic. Stay tuned for more details and register in the meantime while prices…

Approaching Zero: Identity Column Changes

This is part seven in a series on near-zero downtime deployments. Identity columns are common enough in the SQL Server world that I figured I would spend some time on them today. I'm also going to include sequences in here because it's a pretty short post otherwise. And if I learned nothing else from German…