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Splitting Strings in SQL Server 2016

Comparison of the new methods of splitting strings in SQL Server 2016 to the tried and true methods  Read more...
By Wayne Sheffield 2018/06/15 (first published: 2016/04/12) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: string_split
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How to Tell If Your SQL Server Has Too Much Memory

Brent shows what Perfmon counter to watch after your SQL Server restarts.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/06/15 | Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited Blog | Category: sql server
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Finding code smells using SQL Prompt: Asterisk in SELECT list

In this article Phil Factor explains how to find code smells using SQLPrompt: Asterisk in SELECT list  Read more...
By 2018/06/15 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql prompt
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SQL Server From .Net: Reading SQL Server Metadata in ADO.Net

A basic introduction for developers (or anyone) about reading the metadata of a SQL Server database from a .Net application.  Read more...
By Tim Wellman 2018/06/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ado.net
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Why you should automate your release pipeline

As the trend in development shifts toward more agile delivery, and customers clamor for continuous deployment, this model of monolithic code releases begins to strain. Automating your release pipeline can cut down on your release cycle time and alleviate many of the Release Day issues that arise from still trying to manually deploy code.  Read more...
By 2018/06/14 | Source: Redgate | Category: release management
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Using Regular Expressions With T-SQL: From Beginner To Advanced

Its possible to use some comparable expressions to a full regular expression library for matching certain patterns with T-SQL using the like operator. This tutorial uses these expressions for filtering price phrases involving alphabetic, numeric, and special characters  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/06/14 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: expressions
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Stairway to Azure SQL Database: Level 1 Getting Started

In this first level, learn how to get started with Azure and Azure SQL Database.  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2018/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure sql database
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Free eBook: Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer

This free eBook from Redgate Software will take you from the fundamentals of Statistics, Cost Estimation, Index Selection, and the Execution Engine, and guide you through the inner workings of the Query Optimization process, and throws in a pragmatic look at Parameterization and Hints along the way.  Read more...
By Press Release 2018/06/13 (first published: 2012/12/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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Data Governance, DevOps, and Delivery

Data governance must be included in DevOps practices. William Brewer explains how to define business policies and standards to ensure compliance with privacy regulations and bring data governance to all aspects of continuous delivery.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/06/13 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: data governance
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Dynamic File Column mapping in SSIS.

An efficient and reliable method for reading CSV files with variable columns.  Read more...
By Hiske Bekkering 2018/06/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssis
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Question of the Day


By Steve Jones 2018/06/15 | Category: try_convert()
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What is returned from this query on SQL Server 2017?

SELECT TRY_CONVERT(INT, '1.23') 
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