Stop Shooting at the Invisible Ghost

Writing clean code is what you must do in order to call yourself a professional. There is no reasonable excuse for doing anything less than your best. So says the title page of Clean Code – before even a foreword or introduction. If you are object-oriented programmer you will have heard of Uncle Bob’s book, […]

Finding Table Sizes in SQL Server

As your database grows, you’ll start becoming highly interested in finding out where your data is. This SQL script grabs a list of tables, with their size (total and used) along with a quick calculation of an average size per row. Just point it at your database and run it to get some numbers out. […]