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Microsoft SQL Server Utilities and Tools

Useful free and paid utilities and tools for Microsoft SQL Server - complete list of 213 Utilities  Read more...
By Konstantin Taranov 2017/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: tools
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Getting Started with Azure SQL Data Warehouse - Part 5

In part 5 of this series covering Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Arshad Ali looks at performance optimization.  Read more...
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Where's the Ops in DevOps? Part 1

In the first of a three-part series, guest bloggers from DevOpsGuys look at the real role of Ops in DevOps. Where it changes, how it changes, and why Ops has an important part to play in the brave new world of DevOps.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/06/23 | Source: Redgate | Category: devops
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How to Decipher sysschedules

Take the mystery out of sysschedules and interpret the data into a plain text format.  Read more...
By Alan Jefferson 2017/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server agent
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Statistics in SQL: Simple Linear Regressions

Although linear regressions can get complicated, most jobs involving the plotting of a trendline are easy. Simple Linear Regression is handy for the SQL Programmer in making a prediction of a linear trend and giving a figure for the level probability for the prediction, and what is more, they are easy to do with the aggregation that is built into SQL.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/06/22 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: statistics
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SQL Server Row Count for all Tables in a Database

Dattatrey Sindol explains the different ways in which you can get the row counts from all the tables in a SQL Server database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/06/22 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: row count
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SQL Azure Reporting Automation

This article will talk about preparing a runbook in Azure to schedule the report of space usage of databases in Azure environment  Read more...
By Tushar Kanti 2017/06/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: azure
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Free eBook: SQL Server Backup and Restore

In this free eBook Shawn McGehee offers advice on query tuning, cutting stored procedures, and system process design and implementation for high availability. Discover how to perform backup and restore operations using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), basic T-SQL scripts and Redgate's SQL Backup tool.  Read more...
By Press Release 2017/06/21 (first published: 2014/03/05) | Source: Redgate | Category: ebook
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Six reasons to version control your database

For most application developers, it's unthinkable to work without version control. What about the database? What's stopping you version controlling yours?   Read more...
By 2017/06/21 | Source: Redgate | Category: version control
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Dealing with High Concurrency with Table Hints

Systems with a large number of requests on a critical database table are prone to blocking and slowness. We take a look at getting things done using T-SQL table hints.  Read more...
By Joao Osorio 2017/06/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blocking
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Protecting Encrypted Backups

By Steve Jones 2017/06/23 | Category: backup
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What are the options for protecting the encryption key used by a native encrypted backup? In other words, what is my encryptor for the backup key.

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