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Internal Tables and Space Used

Some of the beauty of SQL Server is the complexity that it holds. Some of that complexity is right before...  Read more...
By Jason Brimhall 2015/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Consequences of wrong database autogrowth settings

In this article we`re going to address the question about autogrowth settings of the database. To be more precise we`re...  Read more...
By roman.horolskiy 2015/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Reblog: Star Schema The Complete Reference – Review

SQLKover update:1.5 year later, I still stand by my position: Star Schema The Complete Reference is the best book on...  Read more...
By Koen Verbeeck 2015/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Power BI v2 is GA

I guess in the age of rapid development and releases the fact of General Availability of the Power BI v...  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2015/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Hey Kids! Let’s Put on a Show at the Old Barn

Alternate Title: I’m traveling a bunch. Let’s get together and talk. A bunch of trips and presentations coming up, so I...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2015/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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DBTA – IT Employers Must Adapt to the Looming DBA Shortage

Originally appearing in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine. In the first of this three-part series, I described some...  Read more...
By 2015/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Some of my favorite SSMS Keyboard shortcuts

I love keyboard shortcuts. I recently mapped a keyboard shortcut to Change Connection and thought I would share some of...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2015/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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AdventureworksCI Step 4 Pushing to GitHub

This is part of a series on how to take the Adventureworks database and bring it in line with modern...  Read more...
By Ed Elliott 2015/07/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Password for SQL Server Service Accounts

I wrote recently about my philosophy for service accounts, and wanted to add a few more thoughts. Security is important for...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SSC Editorial: Would You Pay to Wear Jeans at Work?

Would You Pay to Wear Jeans at Work turned out to be popular piece when posted a couple weeks back. The...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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When Emotional Intelligence Trumps Math

I have been in Corporate IT long enough to know that when a bad decision is made, you move out...  Read more...
By chuckboycejr 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Creative Schools by Sir Ken Robinson

Education. The key topics for everyone. In his incredibly famous TED Talk “Do Schools Kill Creativity“, which might be some...  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Present at SQL Saturday #386 – Achievement Unlocked!

SQL Saturday #386 (Albany, NY) – My first SQL Saturday Session So that picture to the right is me out front of...  Read more...
By cjsommer 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Include File Name in Content Using Power Query

When importing data from a flat file using Power Query, you’d want to combine multiple files and include file name...  Read more...
By Samuel Vanga 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Excel BI Tip #28: Using member expressions in the CUBEVALUE Function

As I mentioned in my original post, Exploring Excel 2013 as Microsoft’s BI Client, I will be posting tips regularly...  Read more...
By DataOnWheels 2015/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Culture Differences: US v UK

This is a bit of an off topic post from the technical stuff, but there’s a bit of a tie-in,...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQLSaturday #423 Baton Rouge

This is I believe the 7th SQLSaturday in Baton Rouge. Please come out this Saturday at the LSU Business Center...  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Sneak Preview – Episode 014 - WaterOx Consulting

Reading Time: 1 minutesLet’s Play A Game! So, just to tickle your fancy, here is... The post Sneak Preview – Episode 014...  Read more...
By WaterOx 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Permissions Posters

I’ve been doing a lot of research recently for my permissions session and for a project at work. During said...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Single value filters and custom error messages in Power BI

"Let me be the one for you, otherwise we need to work on communication". Basically this was a very brief...  Read more...
By Rayis Imayev 2015/07/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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