PostGres and SQL Server – Divided by a common language

My database career took off when I was sent on the two SQL Server 6.5 training courses.  As a developer and later as a DBA I stayed with SQL Server until 2014.

Since then I have been exposed to a variety of database platforms and technologies.  I have reached the conclusion that, for me, it is hardest to retain new knowledge when the technology is familiar.  It is not the differences that trip me up, it is the similarities.  I should like to show you what I mean by giving you some details of a project I worked on where