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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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Properly Persisted Computed Columns

Paul White walks through a new trace flag in SQL Server 2016 designed to yield better execution plans (and performance) for queries involving computed columns.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/06/20 | Source: SQLPerformance.com | Category: trace flags
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Statistics in SQL: Kendall’s Tau rank correlation

Statistical calculations in SQL are often perfectly easy to do. SQL was designed to be a natural fit for calculating correlation, regression and variance on large quantities of data. It just isn't always immediately obvious how. In the second of a series of articles, Phil factor shows how calculating a non-parametric correlation via Kendall's Tau or Spearman's Rho can be stress-free.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/06/20 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: statistics
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Scoring Outliers with R

What is normal? More to the point, what is abnormal? We will look at using R to score outliers in a typical monitoring dataset.  Read more...
By Nick Burns 2017/06/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: r language
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Orchestrating SQL Server with Kubernetes

T-SQL Tuesday is a monthly event where SQL Server bloggers write a post based on a subject chosen by the...  Read more...
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Changing default location for docker containers

A question that regularly comes up when I talk about containers is, “can you specify where the containers/images live on...  Read more...
By Andrew Pruski 2017/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Diagnostics Logs

By Steve Jones 2017/06/22 | Category: administration
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With ALTER SERVER CONFIGURATION in SQL Server 2016, what options can be set for the diagnostic log? (Choose 5)

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