Introduction to Common Table Expressions (CTEs)

Common Table Expressions or CTE’s for short are used within SQL Server to simplify complex joins and subqueries, and to provide a means to query hierarchical data such as an organizational chart. In this set of articles, we’ll introduce you to CTE’s, the two types, and their uses. Introduction to Common Table Expressions A CTE […]

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Introduction To SQL Server’s Date Functions

SQL server’s date functions provide you a set of function that you can use to manipulate dates.  The function are used for a wide variety of operation such as adding weeks to a date, calculating the difference between two dates, or to decompose a date into its fundamental parts. If you not familiar with SQL […]

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