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Guest Columnist: Suresh Maganti profile

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Usage of CTE - Trick with Dates

This article exlores the usage of CTEs as a replacement to cursors in order to generate additional data by applying logic to existing data.  Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2017/03/03 (first published: 2013/06/18) | Source: | Category: cursor vs recursive cte
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Dealing with Incomplete Data - A T-SQL Puzzle 1

Client data received for processing may have invalid records based on processing requirements. Identifying and dealing with bad records in a specific scenario is the object of this article.  Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2011/11/22 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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This artcle attempts to differentiate between the uses of WITH RECOMPILE and OPTION (RECOMPILE) features.  Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2011/07/07 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Eliminating Duplicate Rows using The PARTITION BY clause

The Partition clause in the Row_Number() Over() function is a quick tool for eliminating duplicate rows.  Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2012/03/02 (first published: 2010/09/22) | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Improving Database Design and Performance Using Compression

This article attempts to show a practical scenario on improving DB design and performance through row density and compression in Microsoft SQL Server 2008.  Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2010/11/18 | Source: | Category: database design
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Arriving at Database Growth Factor in SQL Server 2000

It is highly recommended that you not rely on system tables in your application as the values and meanings many change between versions. But for an experienced person that digs into the system often and needs quick answers, these system tables may be a great source of information. Suresh Maganti brings us his recent adventure in finding a reliable way to determine the growth factor of a database.   Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2005/12/06 | Source: | Category: administration
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Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant

Are you looking to move your Oracle databases to SQL Server? You should be and when you convince your management to do so, Microsoft has a tool to help. New author Suresh Maganti of Scalability Experts brings us a look at how this works.   Read more...
By Suresh Maganti 2005/11/28 | Source: | Category: upgrading
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