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Struggling With Due Diligence

It’s been a while since my last post, there are various reasons for my absence:  work, illness, having our house...  Read more...
By Angela Henry 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Update duplicate xml attribute values to unique value

I was going through some really old blogging ideas and I stumbled over this one and seeing as I love...  Read more...
By Arthur Olcot 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Automating Azure Resource Management Authentication

I love Azure and I love PowerShell.  They are a perfect marriage. It’s amazing how much automation you can do...  Read more...
By jsterrett 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Comparing databases using SSDT

Another Twitter-born blog post! I love getting new ideas from the community. Real world ideas for solving real world problems! The...  Read more...
By cjsommer 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Selecting Speakers for the Summit

This is a series of posts on the PASS Summit and SQL Saturdays. I’m outlining some thoughts here, sometimes for...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Azure SQL Data Warehouse pricing

The pricing for Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) consists of a compute charge and a storage charge.  For compute, it is...  Read more...
By 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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I’m speaking at Summit!

I’m excited to announce that I have been selected to speak at PASS Summit again this year! I’ll be presenting...  Read more...
By Ed Leighton-Dick 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 03 – Hexbin Scatterplot)

In this module you will learn how to use the Hexbin Scatterplot Power BI Custom Visual.  The Hexbin Scatterplot is...  Read more...
By Devin Knight 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Return Max or Min Value of a Group of Columns as a Single Column

Recently, I needed a query to identify tables that developers had create as point-in-time backups of tables that were never...  Read more...
By Robert Davis 2016/06/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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PASS Nominating Committee Update

Today PASS released a bunch of stuff for the upcoming election including the attributes of an “ideal candidate”. We put...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Names From the Past

Can you guess what all of these people have in common? Shawn WeisfeldJoe HealyBarry RalstonTrey JohnsonJon WinerWes DumeyDonnie ReynoldsKevin JacobsJoseph MemmoBrian...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQLSaturday Orlando 2016 Call for Speakers Closes July 17, 2016

We’ve advanced the closing date for the SQLSaturday Orlando call for speakers to July 17. That’s to give us time...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Not a Great Search

Tldr: A bit of a rant. I’m not spending a bunch of time crafting this. I have mixed feelings about searching...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Microsoft finally got SQL setup right!

This past week, Microsoft revealed that SQL Server 2016 will be available in June. Exciting news indeed! With that said,...  Read more...
By daniel 68103 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server Security Series, part 1

In the first entry in this SQL Server security series, we will demonstrate a brute force attack against SQL Server...  Read more...
By daniel 68103 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Database snapshots

This feature is Enterprise only which can limit who it is useful to, but I find the whole concept fascinating....  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Join Me at PASS Summit 2016

It seems like it was just yesterday that we all said goodbye in Seattle at last year’s PASS Summit, but...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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OmniCompare: A free tool to compare SQL Instances

comparing instances When working with a variety of instances, you can often deal with variances in configuration that might impact the...  Read more...
By SqlBarbarian 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Selective Logging with the UPDATE() Function

Triggers can be very useful when you want to log changes to your data, but what if you’re only interested...  Read more...
By The Database Avenger 2016/06/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Columnstore Indexes – part 85 (“Important Batch Mode Changes in SQL Server 2016”)

Continuation from the previous 84 parts, the whole series can be found at http://www.nikoport.com/columnstore/ I wanted to write a blog...  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2016/06/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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