... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


SQL Server 2000 vs LOG and SQRT

If you attempt to take the LOG or SQRT of a negative number in SQL Server 2000, it fails quietly but catastrophically.  Should a query attempt to perform one of these operations, the result set is empty -- all rows are discarded.  No error is reported, neither to the client nor in the SQL Server logs.

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