Archive for category SQL Sam

Behind the SQL: The Making of SQL Sam

What goes into the making of a new SQL Sam story- besides blood, sweat, tears, and an over-active imagination? Find out how the stories are created, and learn the inside jokes hidden in each story.

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SQL Sam and the Never-Ending Delete

Out of Control “Sam! Stop this crazy thing!” pleaded Chuck Watson, Data Center Manager, as SQL Sam strode into the server room. Next to Chuck stood an official-looking man and woman, dressed in neat suits. Sam recognized them as Dana Nully and Fox Nullder, the DBAs sent from the consulting agency. “Don’t worry, Chuck, whatever […]

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SQL Sam and the Phantom Connection

A Bad Dream SQL Sam stood in front of the screaming crowd, with the game-show host urging him on. “Now Sam”, he said, “You have to make a choice. Will it be Door Number 1, Door Number 2, or Door Number 3? Remember, behind one door is an incredible prize. Behind another door is a […]

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SQL Sam and the Too-Slow Query

Watch how SQL Sam unravels why Tulsa Jone’s query is running slow.

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SQL Sam and The Evil Twin

The Problem SQL Sam strolled into the war room of MegaCorp, Inc., and was immediately accosted by Fred, the head of the Do-It-All project. “Sam, I’m glad you’re here,” he said, sweat beading up on his brow. “We’ve got big problems.” “What’s up?” said SQL Sam. “As you know, we have two identical servers running […]

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