by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2006/05/30 13:01 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2006/05/30/610889.aspx
Kimberly L. Tripp has a great post entitled Changing Database Collation and dealing with TempDB Objects.
Definitely worth a read -- this is a problem I have bitten by in the past and have been defensively using per-column collation in TempDB operations when the solution Kim suggests is actually much simpler in just about all of the cases one might hit.
To her advice I will add my old reminder that at least for testing purposes, Case/kana/accent/width sensitive collations are better. Because it is MUCH easier to go from sensitive to insensitive than the other way around....
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Nikonboy on 19 May 2011 2:13 AM:
This post is now here www.sqlskills.com/.../tempdb.aspx
Michael S. Kaplan on 19 May 2011 10:44 AM:
Kinda funny that the Permalink broke. Not funny ha-ha, but you know....
Michael S. Kaplan on 19 May 2011 10:46 AM:
The old link was www.sqlskills.com/.../PermaLink.aspx
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