Poor SQL – Instant Free and Open-Source T-SQL Formatting.
You know those times when you’re having to work on someone else’s computer and you have to either write or understand some SQL Code and it looks like a dog’s dinner. Well, you can use this free website as a tool to clean up your code formatting or even to make it more unreadable.
Works better than some tools from bigger name companies, in my opinion. Keep it in your toolbelt.
If you’ve never come across SQL Server trace flags then don’t worry, you’re not alone and most of the time no one in a normal scenario needs to know such beasts exist.
There are some occasions when an obscure (even more obscure than the whole topic is anyway) trace flag might help.
In this case the article descibes a trace flag with questionable value.
Having to extend one file can be bad enough but then having to expand all files in a file group can *really* hurt.