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Dynamic PIVOT CLR

Learn how yo can use a SQL-CLR procedure to handle all your PIVOT queries.  Read more...
By Eric Wahner 2014/11/28 (first published: 2012/12/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: .net
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Guidelines for Using Natively-Compiled Stored Procedures in SSIS Packages

As you may know, SQL Server In-Memory OLTP introduced in SQL Server 2014 offers great performance improvements for ETL processes. In this tip we cover techniques you need to know about various behaviors of SQL Server In-Memory OLTP depending on the options you select.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/28 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: in-memory oltp
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Templates and teamwork

SQL Server expert David Poole discusses how teams can work together and share templates in Management Studio.  Read more...
By David Poole 2014/11/27 (first published: 2008/05/20) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: system development life cycle
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Explaining The SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services Data Mining Model Lift Chart

In this tip, Dallas Snider explains how to interpret the Lift Chart found on the Mining Accuracy tab of a SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services Data Mining structure.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/27 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: data mining
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Stairway to SQL Server Indexes: Level 2, Deeper into Nonclustered Indexes

By this stage, you should be familiar with the basics of SQL Server indexes. We've discussed what an Index actually is, as well as some of the most common types you're likely to encounter. Now that we've seen some simple examples of how Indexes can be useful, we're going to delve deeper into nonclustered indexes, as we'll see how they can improve the performance of more complex queries.  Read more...
By David Durant 2014/11/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: Performance Tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Views

Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) are a significant and valuable addition to the DBA's troubleshooting armory, laying bare previously unavailable information regarding the under-the-covers activity of your database sessions and transactions.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/26 (first published: 2013/08/21) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: performance tuning
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SSIS 2012 Projects: Deployment Configurations and Monitoring

The Project Deployment Model introduced in SSIS 2012 speeds up the deployment of database projects in which there may be hundreds of SSIS packages per project. Not only that, but deployments can be configured differently for each environments such as test and staging, and there are now ways of monitoring the status and performance of packages and of versioning the SSIS Catalog.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: ssis
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Using SQL Server Stored Procedures in SSIS Data Flow Sources

A technique to deal with lack of metadata for stored procedures when used with SSIS.  Read more...
By Adán Bucio 2014/11/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data flow task (ssis)
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Building an Automated Database Deployment Pipeline

Data and databases are historically ignored or given a low priority within the processes of ALM and DevOps. This situation needs to change and the primary point of the changes is within the database professional part of the team.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/11/25 | Source: SQL Server Magazine | Category: database deployment
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Data Mining Part 22: Analyze the Data Mining Data with Excel

This is the last article related to Data Mining in Excel. This last chapter will cover the Analyze section.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2014/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data
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