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Headlines today   July 7, 2015

Translating reports with Analysis Services and MS-Excel

Translating reports with Analysis Services 2012 and MS-Excel 2013 in a multilingual environment  Read more...
By Jan D'Hondt 2015/07/07 | Source: | Category: ssas
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Temporarily Change SQL Server Log Shipping Database to Read Only

I want to temporarily use a Log Shipped secondary database for Read Only operations, but Log Shipping was not configured for read only operations. I don't want to reconfigure Log Shipping, so is there a way to do this without redoing Log Shipping.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/07/07 | Source: | Category: log shipping
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Monitoring Availability Groups with Redgate SQL Monitor

Anthony Nocentino, experienced Enterprise Architect and Friend of Redgate, explains the challenges presented by monitoring Availability Groups and shows you a technique for monitoring AG replication latency with Redgate SQL Monitor and its Custom Metric functionality.  Read more...
By Anthony Nocentino 2015/07/07 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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Soundex - Experiments with SQLCLR Part 2

Constructive feedback on SOUNDEX - Experiments with SQLCLR lead to further experimentation with phonetic algorithms  Read more...
By David Poole 2015/07/06 | Source: | Category: soundex
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Learning About Temporal Tables

Learn about the new temporal table feature in SQL Server 2016  Read more...
By Site Owners 2015/07/06 | Source: | Category: temporal tables
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Getting to know your customers better – cohort analysis and RFM segmentation in R

It often pays to use a tool like R, in conjunction with a relational database, to quickly perform a range of analyses, and graphs, in order to ensure that you're answering the right question, to explore alternative hypotheses, or to provide insight into a problem. Feodor demonstrates how to quickly, and interactively, explore the ways that customers purchase goods and services using cohort analysis.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2015/07/06 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: r language
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A Quick Tour of the Performance Dashboard Reports

SQL Server Performance Dashboard comprises a set of custom reports that give you nitty gritty details about the performance of your SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By Prett Sons 2015/07/03 (first published: 2013/06/11) | Source: | Category: performance dashboard reports
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Press Release: Redgate brings expert SQL Server training to London and Seattle

Cambridge, UK, 2 July 2015 – Redgate, the SQL Server and .NET software company, returns to London and Seattle in October with its enormously popular training event, SQL in the City.   Read more...
By Press Release 2015/07/03 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate software
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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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Blocking and deadlocking on purpose

Blocking and deadlocking are not things you typically want to do deliberately. But sometimes you need to test error handling...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2015/07/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Spatial Data Types

By Steve Jones 2015/07/07 | Category: spatial data types
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Is the CurvedPolygon spatial data type a simple or collection type?

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