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Data Load Optimisation using the SSIS Balanced Data Distributor

Optimize SSIS data loads using parallel processing and the Balanced Data Distributor  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2015/07/02 | Source: | Category: integration services (ssis)
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How to Fix a Corrupt MSDB SQL Server Database

Keep reading and you will see that there is another way to rebuild the msdb database without compromising the master database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/07/02 | Source: | Category: msdb
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Stairway to AlwaysOn Level 7: Combining FCIs with Availability Groups

In Level 7 of this stairway, we look at combining Availability Groups with FCIs for both HA and DR protection.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2015/07/01 | Source: | Category: high availability
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Free eBook: Defensive Database Programming

Resilient T-SQL code is code that is designed to last, and to be safely reused by others. The goal of defensive database programming, the goal of this book, is to help you to produce resilient T-SQL code that robustly and gracefully handles cases of unintended use, and is resilient to common changes to the database environment.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/07/01 (first published: 2013/08/28) | Source: Redgate | Category: defensive programming
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Survey: Development and Test Databases

Unless development happens directly on the production database, every organization will manage one or more development and test instances. Redgate is doing research to learn how development and test databases are managed within organizations. If you’d like to know more about our plans, or are happy to help us understand the problem, please take part in this 3-page survey.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/07/01 (first published: 2015/06/26) | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
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Trusting Source Control

One of the benefits of a version control system (VCS) is that you can look at the history of code changes. Ed Elliot shows us a situation where that helps a DBA track down a problem.  Read more...
By ed.elliott 2015/06/30 | Source: | Category: version control
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Grant User Access to All SQL Server Databases

Consider a situation when you have a large number of databases on your SQL Server, and you are requested to grant user access to all SQL Server databases. How can you grant access to a user for all databases on a SQL Server instance?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/06/30 | Source: | Category: security
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Indexing Foreign Keys

Foreign Keys are one of the fundamental characteristics of relational databases and enforce the referential integrity. Is it a good idea to index a FK relationship? When can it help?  Read more...
By Alessandro Mortola 2015/06/29 | Source: | Category: foreign keys
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Learning about Multiple Tempdb Files

References and links to help you learn how to create multiple tempdb files.  Read more...
By Site Owners 2015/06/29 | Source: | Category: tempdb
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Free Webinar: Can you Automate your Ops Away?

Automation - done right - frees you to add real value to your team, but you've got to be careful not to shoot yourself in the foot. Join Brian A. Randell, Grant Fritchey and Steve Jones as they discuss how to get started when automating your database operations, and what activities are ripe for automation!  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/06/29 (first published: 2015/06/26) | Source: Redgate | Category: webinar
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Getting Started with Azure DocumentDB Programming

In my previous post in the series, I provided a short explanation on how to register your very first Azure...  Read more...
By eitan 35333 2015/07/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Stretch Database SQL SERVER 2016

By Arno Kwetters 2015/07/02 | Category: stretch
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In SQL Server 2016 there is a new feature called Stretch database technology. What does this mean?
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