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Headlines today   August 30, 2016

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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Query Performance Tuning – A Methodical Approach

Learn how to approach performance tuning in this piece from SQL Server MCM and MVP, Gail Shaw.  Read more...
By Gail Shaw 2016/08/26 (first published: 2015/06/08) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance and tuning
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Import data from Azure SQL to Tabular Databases

Daniel Calbimonte shows how to create an Azure SQL Database with the AdventureworksLT data, and how to import the information into a SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular Model Database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/08/26 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: azure sql database
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Using Microsoft R in Enterprise Environments

This article talks about using the the positive aspects of setting up R in enterprise environment and give instructions on first steps how to do it.  Read more...
By Tomaž Kaštrun 2016/08/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: r language
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SQL Server Access Control: The Basics

No technology yet invented can in any way allow us to neglect the task of ensuring the security of the database by controlling access. Security must be applied in depth, and the database is designed provide a system that will thwart even the most determined external attack. If it seems a bit complicated at first, that is no longer an excuse now that Rob Sheldon has provided this simple guide for getting started.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/08/25 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: simple talk
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Stairway to U-SQL Level 7: More Partition Schemes

Following on from our previous introduction to indexes and partition schemes, we review the distribution schemes used by horizontal partitioning.  Read more...
By Mike McQuillan 2016/08/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: u-sql
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Free eBook: Inside the SQL Server Query Optimizer

This free eBook from Redgate Software will take you from the fundamentals of Statistics, Cost Estimation, Index Selection, and the Execution Engine, and guide you through the inner workings of the Query Optimization process, and throws in a pragmatic look at Parameterization and Hints along the way.  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/08/24 (first published: 2012/12/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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What will be the count of rows after ROLLBACK for each table? (Assume that there were no TableA and TableB in the database before running this code).


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