Yes I did have a query that ran for 1 Day 13 Hours! It was doing a rollup of data for 13 years. That would be 3 million records per month, for 156 months or 468 million records! Who says that SQL Server doesn’t scale. :)
Microsoft has started a new program called Ramp UP (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/rampup/default.aspx). “Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based learning program, with a number of different tracks that will help you build your portfolio of professional development skills. Ramp Up has a solid foundation of premium technical content from subject-matter gurus, and provides easy-to-access content in a variety of forms that guide you in learning the important skills.”At this time they have 6 tracks. . .
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