Pushing the boundaries, going forward

Ever since I remember myself, when I was 3 or so, I remember having this big fat constantly hanging question “And what if I try this?“.

The question itself is simple, but it is so alluring that it is impossible to resist.

And it does not come cheap: I have broken many toys (as a kid) and

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SQL Server Optimizer Malfunction? - or just a small hurdle...

A few days ago I read Tony Davis’ blog post called “SQL Server Optimizer Malfunction?“.

In short, the blog post is about Adam Machanic’s presentation during the PASS conference claiming that the Query Optimizer is stuck in 1997.

Even though it is controversial whether PASS would be the place for expressing similar thoughts and ideas, I guess

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