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Get-SqlLogin and Remove-SqlLogin Are Here

Learn how to use the login commands included with SSMS2016 from PowerShell.  Read more...
By Aaron Nelson 2016/09/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: powershell
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New Drop If Exists Syntax in SQL Server 2016

When writing T-SQL code, we often write code to check if the database object exists first and then take some action. In this tip John Miner covers the new and easier way to do this in SQL Server 2016.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/09/01 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: sql server 2016
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Stairway to Columnstore Indexes Level 9: Batch Mode Execution

In this level, Hugo explains what batch mode execution is, how it differs from row mode execution, and what its limitations are.  Read more...
By Hugo Kornelis 2016/08/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Free eBook: Fundamentals of SQL Server 2012 Replication

Fundamentals of SQL Server 2012 Replication provides a hands-on introduction to SQL Server replication. The book introduces you to the technologies that make up replication, and then walks you through setting up different replication scenarios. When you've finished reading, you should be able to implement your own multi-server replication setup while following the principle of least privilege.  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/08/31 (first published: 2014/02/26) | Source: Redgate | Category: replication
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Temporal Data Part 3 – Reporting Out Current and Historical Information

With the introduction of temporal table support in SQL Server 2016 Microsoft also added some additional functionality that makes it easy for you to join the current and history records of a system-versioned table. Greg Larsen shows you some of the different ways to do analysis of your system-versioned records over time.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/08/31 | Source: Database Journal | Category: temporal tables
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What are your BI pain points?

Although Redgate develops a comprehensive set of tools for SQL Server developers and DBAs, its support for BI developers has so far been limited. With your help this may be set to change. They're embarking on research to better understand the problems around Business Intelligence on SQL Server and the broad Microsoft Data Platform. If you have time to fill in our short survey and earn the chance to win one of five Amazon gift cards, please click here.  Read more...
By 2016/08/31 | Source: Redgate | Category: survey
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Calculating odds ratio with T-SQL and R

Simple steps towards understanding what is an Odds Ratio, and how do we arrive at it using TSQL and R scripts.  Read more...
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Formatting SQL Code - Part the Second

When you're formatting SQL Code, your objective is to make the code as easy to read with understanding as is possible, in a way that errors stand out. The extra time it takes to write code in an accessible way is far less than the time saved by the poor soul in the future, possibly yourself, when maintaining or enhancing the code. There isn't a single 'best practice, but the general principles, such as being consistent, are well-established. Joe Celko gives his take on a controversial topic.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/08/30 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: simple talk
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Data Driven Subscription Workaround

A guide for getting around the missing data driven subscription feature in Standard editions of Microsoft SQL Server.  Read more...
By Lucinda Young 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ssrs
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Migrating Content Between Report Servers

This topic describes options for migrating content from one SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) report server to another report server.  Read more...
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Resolve Microsoft SQL Server Error Code 824

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