What Improv is and Why it Matters – Benefits

In my previous post on improv, I said about improv, “It requires thinking on one’s feet. More importantly, it requires working with the other actors in the scene — each player must be able to respond to and lead the others with lines and actions that enhance the scene and make it entertaining for the […]
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What Improv is and Why it Matters — Introduction

Lifehacker recently featured a post titled “How To Use Improv to Change your Life”; the post made me think how improv (improvisational theatre) had changed my life. Way back in high school I took a summer theatre class from a teacher who’d worked on Broadway. We did lots of fun activities that summer, but my […]
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SQL Server: Some Quirks in the Cache, Part II

Some Surprising Traits of SQL Server Query Caching In the previous section<link SQL Server: Some Quirks In the Cache Part 1>, we saw that it is easy to observe query execution plans being entered into the procedure cache by SQL Server. Now that the tools are in place, we will observe some unexpected behavior of […]
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SQL Server: Some Quirks in the Cache, Part I

Monitoring the Procedure Cache Getting the best performance from SQL Server is a complex task involving virtually every aspect of the system. Memory management is one of the most important aspects, of course. The primary concern is memory for data itself, but that doesn’t mean we can ignore the procedure cache. Procedure cache is the […]
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Take All Your Music To Linux

“I own many CDs”, the Sphinx said. “I listen to music all the time. But I never play my CDs. What is happening?” That’s easy, a minor-league Sphinx question at best. She ripped her CDs. She used software to read the audio data, convert it to a compressed format, and store the songs as files […]
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