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What To Do When the Import and Export Wizard Fails (Part I)

My “Success” story describes the import process when it works without a hitch, while my “Challenge” story highlights a common difficulty encountered when using the Microsoft Import and Export Wizard, and then offers a solution.   Read more...
By Yakov Shlafman 2014/10/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: import/export wizard
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Starting as a SQL Server Business Intelligence Developer

Besides the technical skills required to be a proficient SQL Server business intelligence developer, there are numerous "soft" skills that can contribute to your success.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/10/20 | Source: MSSQLTips.com
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SQLintersection & DEVintersection Conference Descends On Las Vegas November 10-13

DevIntersection and SQLIntersection conference will bring together experts from Microsoft, SQLSkills, .NET Rocks, and 90 industry gurus.   Read more...
By Press Release 2014/10/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: events
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5 Reasons You Must Start Capturing Baseline Data

It is widely acknowledged within the SQL Server community that baselines represent valuable information that DBAs should capture. Unfortunately, very few companies manage to log and report on this information, and DBAs are then forced to troubleshoot from the hip and scramble to find evidence to prove that the database is not the problem. This article will make a compelling argument for why DBAs must start capturing baseline information, and will create a roadmap for subsequent posts.  Read more...
By Erin Stellato 2014/10/17 (first published: 2012/11/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: baselines
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Drop and Re-Create All Foreign Key Constraints in SQL Server

Aaron Bertrand supplies a script which generates two separate sets of commands: one to drop all foreign key constraints, and one to create them again. These scripts are stored in a table so that, if you drop the constraints and then disaster of some kind strikes during the create, you still have everything handy and can troubleshoot if needed.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/10/17 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: foreign keys
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Troubleshoot SQL P2P replication doesn't replicate DDL schema change.

This article shows a problem with P2P replication doesn't replicate DDL schema changes and something you might want to check.  Read more...
By Yiqing (Charles) Ju 2014/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: replication
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Set-based Constraint Violation Reporting in SQL Server

When you're importing data into an RDBMS in bulk and an exception condition is raised because of a constraint violation, you generally need to fix the problem with the data and try again. The error won't tell you which rows are causing the violation. What if you've thousands of rows to search when it happens? There are solutions, writes William Sisson.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/10/16 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: constraints
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The 3AM Meltdown - New DBA Team Article

Where do you start fixing a SQL Server crash when there isn’t a single clue? The DBA Team had better find out quick, or they’re not going to get any sleep tonight. Find out how it all goes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/10/16 | Source: Red-Gate | Category: monitoring
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Stairway to SQL Server Security Level 4: Permissions

A permission gives a principal access to an object to perform certain actions on or with the object. SQL Server has a mind-numbingly huge number of permissions that you can grant to a principal, and you can even deny or revoke those permissions. This sounds a bit complicated, but by the end of this stairway level you’ll understand how SQL Server permissions work and how you can exert very granular control over object creation, data access, and other types of actions on database and server objects.  Read more...
By Don Kiely 2014/10/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: Understanding SQL Server Concurrency

When you can’t get to your data because another application has it locked, a thorough knowledge of SQL Server concurrency will give you the confidence to decide what to do.  Read more...
By Press Release 2014/10/15 (first published: 2013/07/17) | Source: Red-Gate | Category: concurrency
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