Advanced T-SQL (2005 and 2008)
SQL Server 2005 and 2008 both introduced many language elements that simplify complex queries. In this session we will look at a number of less frequently used, but very powerful T-SQL features like PIVOT, ROW_NUMBER() and MERGE.
András Belokosztolszki is a software architect at Red Gate Software Ltd. He is a frequent speaker at many UK user groups. He is primarily interested in database internals and change management. At Red Gate he has designed and led the development of many database tools that compare schemata and enable source control for databases (SQL Compare versions 4 to 8), refactor databases (SQL Refactor) and show the history of databases by analyzing the transaction log (SQL Log Rescue). András has a PhD from Cambridge and an MSc and BSc from ELTE, Hungary.