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Denis Gobo points out that there is a second option when using WAITFOR:

I was looking at some code I wrote the other day and noticed the WAITFOR command.. This got me thinking. How many times have I used WAITFOR in code, probably as much as I have used NTILEĀ  šŸ™‚

I looked at theĀ documentation for WAITFORĀ and notice there is TIME in addition to DELAY.Ā  Oh that is handy, I always rolled my own ghetto-style version by calculating how long it would be until a specific time and then I would use that in the WAITFOR DELAY command

Read on to see why you might use WAITFOR and how to use each option. I use it a bit more frequently than Denis, though I still need to run a test each time to get the syntax right…