Unicode escape sequences across various languages and platforms (including Supplementary Characters), with working examples
Specific String Pattern Magically Hidden From Step Output in SQL Agent History. Who Knew?
What is the maximum number of rows for the Table Value Constructor? And, do different uses of it behave differently?
Can a Certificate's Private Key be Restored From a Binary Literal / Hex Bytes? The Documentation Says, "No". What Does SQL Server Say?
Ever notice how IntelliSense in SSMS lists functions that don't work or aren't documented? Here's documentation for one that works: UNCOMPRESS
Does resetting an Identity Seed to a specific value via DBCC CHECKIDENT(..., RESEED, new_seed_value) work the way the documentation states? It depends 🙃
Have you ever needed to prevent an entire script (or part of one) from executing? See how the session-level options PARSEONLY and NOEXEC can accomplish this.