Planning on using Notification Services? Don't bother…

Tonight we saw the release of the July CTP (odd name for something released late July 31st, but that's another story) of Katmai.  With it comes the following blurb, deep in the fifth section of the readme file: "SQL Server Notification Services will not be included as a component of […]

Be careful with Open Table

Yes, you were already aware of 40 or 50 reasons not to use Open Table.  I have one more.  Say you are creating a table with a composite key that includes a binary column.  An example I came across recently was a table that captures additional data not covered by […]