Derrick Leggett Blog

Ramblings, grumblings, and other nonintelligible nonsense about SQL Server.

A table with a mind of it's own.

I ran across something today I have never encountered in SQL Server 2000; and thought I would share it with the poor souls unfortunate enough to read my blog. We had a process at work that was taking several hours to run (mainly because the stored procedures are written like crap), and about 5 days ago just stopped working. Read more →

Vendors….We shall slay them and take their precious.

Does anyone else have problems with lying, cheating, stealing vendors promising the world and delivering nothing??? We've been dealing with E&& for several months now and I can't say I've ever been more disappointed in a vendor that hires sales staff who know absolutely nothing about how the product REALLY WORKS. Read more →

Nested Triggers and Transactions

I ran across an interesting post on that got me thinking about how transactions interact inside of nested triggers. Since I'm trying to study how transactions work in SQL Server anyway, I thought I would give this a try. Read more →

To bitch or not to bitch, that is the question.

Deleted due to intensely violent and graphical nature of post. (In other words, I don't want my boss to read it.) :) Legacy Comments Enigma 2004-03-29 re: To bitch or not to bitch, that is the question. Read more →