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SQL-On-Hadoop: Hive - Part I

Running Interactive and Batch SQL Queries on Hadoop and other distributed clusters using SQL.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2017/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: hadoop
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Free eBook: SQL Server Transaction Log Management

When a SQL Server database is operating smoothly and performing well, there is no need to be particularly aware of the transaction log, beyond ensuring that every database has an appropriate backup regime and restore plan in place. When things go wrong, however, a DBA's reputation depends on a deeper understanding of the transaction log, both what it does, and how it works.  Read more...
By Press Release 2017/07/26 (first published: 2013/08/14) | Source: Redgate | Category: transaction log
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How to Read the Transaction Log File

Have you ever wanted to be able to see the actual transactions that are contained in the transaction log file? Greg Larsen shows you how to browse the transaction log using an undocumented function.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/07/26 | Source: Database Journal | Category: transaction log
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Azure DWH part 12: Permissions, roles, logins and users

In this article we will show some common roles and queries related to Azure SQL Data Warehouse.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2017/07/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Containers for enhanced Data Governance and Compliance

Complex data environments sometimes need new techniques to properly manage the information. See how Windocks can help with containers and SQL Server.  Read more...
By Paul Stanton 2017/07/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: windocks
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The Basics of Good T-SQL Coding Style – Part 2: Defining Database Objects

Technical debt is a real problem in database development, where corners have been cut in the rush to keep to dates. The result may work but the problems are in the details: such things as inconsistent naming of objects, or of defining columns; sloppy use of data types, archaic syntax or obsolete system functions. With databases, technical debt is even harder to pay back. Robert Sheldon explains how and why you can get it right first time instead.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/07/25 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: t-sql
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The Case of the Space at the End

A gripping expose into the deep, dark world of ANSI_PADDING! What could be more exciting?  Read more...
By Adam St. Pierre 2017/07/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ansi_padding
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Extending DevOps practices to SQL Server databases – Branching & Merging with VSTS

Join Microsoft Data Platform MVP Steve Jones for the next Database DevOps demo webinar on July 25. He’ll be plugging Redgate tools into Visual Studio Team Services and showing how you can branch and merge your database changes. Sign up now.  Read more...
By 2017/07/24 (first published: 2017/07/20) | Source: Redgate | Category: webinar
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Testing DML Statements for In-Memory OLTP

Erin Stellato takes a thorough look at the way DML statements might benefit from In-Memory OLTP, especially with natively compiled stored procedures.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/07/24 | Source: SQLPerformance.com | Category: dml
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SQL Server Management Studio add-ins

Complete list of useful and must have add-ins for SQL Server Management Studio - 32 SSMS add-ins  Read more...
By Konstantin Taranov 2017/07/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssms
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Creating SQL Server containers with docker compose

Up until now my posts about containers have been talking about working with one container only. In the real world...  Read more...
By Andrew Pruski 2017/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Azure Cloud “Fear” Busting #1 – Security

So here we go, the first installment of my cloud blog series. From my experience this concern is a common...  Read more...
By Arun Sirpal 2017/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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By Steve Jones 2017/07/26 | Category: r language
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