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Email Formatted HTML Table with T-SQL

Create a professional looking HTML table from T-SQL, not SSRS.  Read more...
By Steve Moore 2015/08/28 (first published: 2013/06/20) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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SQL Server 2016 – Introduction to Stretch Database

Beginning with SQL Server 2016 you will have the ability to store portions of a database in the cloud. Tim Radney introduces Stretch Database by looking at the applications and limitations of the new feature.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/28 | Source: SQLPerformance.com | Category: sql server 2016
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Soundex - Experiments with SQLCLR Part 3

Acknowledging fundamental design flaws lead to a more flexible, maintainable phonetic framework  Read more...
By David Poole 2015/08/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlclr
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An Introduction to Real-Time Communication with SignalR

SignalR, from Microsoft, solves many of the problems that come with developing web applications that need a communication channel with the server that is effective on a variety of server and client configurations. Christos Matskas gives an overview of the library and its potential.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/27 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: signalr
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Database Documentation Survey

Documentation often gets left behind in software development, perhaps even more so when it comes to developing the database schema. How do you keep yours up-to-date? Do you even think you should?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/27 (first published: 2015/08/20) | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
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Strange Filtered Index Problem

What I thought was a strange filtered index problem but turned out to be a DB settings problem  Read more...
By Mike Good 2015/08/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Free Webinar: Should your databases be Continuously Delivered?

If you want to learn more about Continuous Delivery, and where your databases fit into the picture, join Dave Farley on September 2nd for a webinar covering why databases are an essential component of CD, and how to start modernizing your software development practices.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/26 (first published: 2015/08/13) | Source: Redgate | Category: webinar
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Identify SQL Server Database Growth Rates

Unchecked SQL Server database growth can hurt the bottom line of organizations in the form of poor application performance and increased infrastructure costs. In this article, Marios Philippopoulos looks at whether there's an easy way to proactively obtain a recent list of the fastest-growing databases in a SQL Server instance using information captured by default in the database engine.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/26 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: database growth
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Exam 70-462: Using Azure for the Practice Setup

A step-by-step guide to creating a practice setup for the 70-462 exam using Azure virtual machines.  Read more...
By Nathan Bell 2015/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: certification
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Deciding on a Primary Key in Oracle

Designing a system with primary keys in mind is not an easy task, and the solutions may not be the simplest. However the effort is well worth the time and trouble when you realize that it's the best way to prevent duplicate data - but how do you choose a primary key? David Fitzjarrell looks at several examples.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/08/25 | Source: Database Journal | Category: oracle
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Redirecting Output

By Steve Jones 2015/08/28 | Category: integration services (ssis)
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