So You Want To Wait…

If you need your queries to be slower, Kenneth Fisher has you covered:

And in case you run into a development team that complains that when they time their code the duration is all over the place, this little gem will make sure their query will always take the same amount of time (assuming normal run time is under 90 seconds).

It’s the T-SQL equivalent of speed-up loops.

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