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SQL Sunday Word Scramble

SQL Server – TSQL Analytics Word Search   Find the following words in the word scramble above. TOP RANK DENSE_RANK ROW_NUMBER NTILE OVER LAG LEAD FIRST_VALUE LAST_VALUE PERCENT_RANK PERCENTILE_DISC PERCENTILE_CONT CUME_DIST PARTITION ROWS PRECEDING FOLLOWING UNBOUNDED   Download the Printable PDF

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TOP, Ranking, NTILE, and Aggregate Functions

  Continuing our weekly SQL Query Training for the 70-461 exam preparation, at Steve Stedman, sharing this weeks class with the world. Free SQL Query training.     Here is the video of the training on TOP, Ranking, NTILE, and

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Downloads for this weeks SQL Training

As posted earlier. This weeks SQL Queries training for the 70-461 certification will be on Thursday at 9:00am (US pacific time). Please join the live broadcast on Google On Air Hangouts, or catch the recorded version on myYouTube Channel. Aaron

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Rows and Range, Preceding and Following

SQL Server 2012 adds many new features to Transact SQL (T-SQL).  One of my favorites is the Rows/Range enhancements to the over clause. These enhancements are often times referred to as the windowing functions. Overview: ROWS PRECEDING, FOLLOWING, UNBOUNDED, refers

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Home after Seattle (Redmond) Code Camp 2012

What a great day at  Code Camp today. Click here to download the slides and sample code from the presentations. The first presentation that I attended was  Accelerating your Development Workflow presentation by Ian Davis.  What a great presentation, it touched

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Code Camp in Redmond Today—

I am headed to Code Camp in Redmond WA today.  I ended up with 3 sessions that I will be presenting, and I am really looking forward to the day. I am looking forward to attending the Accelerating your Development Workflow presentation

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Sessions for Code Camp in 2 weeks

Here are the sessions that I will be presenting at Code Camp in two weeks.. What’s New in TSQL 2012 This is the first time that I will be presenting this one.  Its going to be a lot of fun

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Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF) – Analyzing the Roll of Dice with TSQL

After the last post on Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF) or as it is known in TSQL CUME_DIST(), I realized that although I showed how to use it, I didn’t really explain what it means, or when to use it.  That

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More TSQL 2012 Analytics CUME_DIST – Cumulative Distribution

Continuing on the TSQL 2012 Analytic Series now on to the CUME_DIST function SQL Server 2012 introduces another new analytic function.  The Cumulative Distribution Function CUME_DIST()  refers to the probability that the value of a random variable falls within a

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