[Video] Office Hours: Húsavík Harbor Edition

Today’s session comes to you from the harbor in Húsavík, the whale watching capitol of Europe.

Questions I answered in the video:

00:00 Introductions 00:29 Is SQL Server 2019 ready for prime time now? 02:47 Does WITH NOLOCK cause high CPU usage? 04:53 Is MERGE a good practice or bad? 06:36 OPENROWSET is so easy – why shouldn’t I use it? 07:52 How can you tell if a server has enough CPUs? 11:47 Discussing cargo cult programming 15:25 Wrap-up

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