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Dave Ballantyne's blog. Freelance SQL Server database designer and developer at Clear Sky SQL

A bit of self back slapping

Recently Adam Machanic issued a fresh SQL challenge based upon concatenating string data.  The results are now in.   Although I was eliminated in the first round, appeal lodged :) ,  just looking at the execution times mine were pretty damn quick.  I feel particularly good as entries by Itzik Ben-Gan  were slower than mine.

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