SQL SERVER – Fix Error: Invalid object name STRING_SPLIT

Just the other day one of the readers sent me following email after reading my earlier blog post: STRING_SPLIT Function Performance Comparison. He really liked the new feature of SQL Server 2016 and decided to start using this new feature. However, as soon as he started to use this feature, he received following error. He was very much confused why he was not able to use the STRING_SPLIT function even though he had SQL Server 2016.

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SQL SERVER – Puzzle – Get the First Name From Full Name Without CHARINDEX

Recently I have been engaged with a customer where they were having a performance issue. They have engaged me via my offering Comprehensive Database Performance Health Check. While doing that, they asked me to write a better way to write a query. While I have given some suggestions and asked them to check, this looks like a nice puzzle to ask. So here we go to see the puzzle – Get the First Name From Full Name Without CHARINDEX.

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