March 2014 ~ Mind your language!! Cursors are a dirty word ~ Steve Simon

[Steve Simon]


Presenter: Steve Simon
Topic: Mind your language!! Cursors are a dirty word



Although many SQL Server folks become irate at the thought of using cursors, like anything else in life there is a time and place. In this hands-on presentation, we shall be looking at practical cases where the utilization of a cursor can prove to be the most efficient and effective solution and THIS is based upon actual execution plans.


Steve is a SQL Server MVP and a Senior Business Intelligence Development Engineer at Atrion Networking Corporation. He has been involved with database design and analysis for over 25 years. Steve has presented papers at eight PASS Summits and one at PASS Europe 2009 and 2010. He will be presenting a paper on Master Data Services at the PASS Amsterdam Rally Nov 2103 . He is a PASS Virtual Chapter mentor & chair of the Oracle/SQL Virtual Chapter.

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