Don’t forget about locking hints! (posted by Aaron)

I’m a big fan of using locking hints when writing SQL queries.  And I’m continually amazed at how many people don’t understand (or know) how to use them.  Locking hints can help to significantly improve performance of your database and with very little work.  The key is to understand the different types of locking hints…


Framework Design Guidelines (posted by Aaron)

Brad Abrams has a great series going on Framework Design Guidelines.  It’s worth checking out.