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System Center for the SQL Server DBA, cont’d SCOM Pack for SQL

Originally posted on Blog Home for MSSQLDUDE: My original posting on System Center Operations Manager for SQL Server DBAs start in...  Read more...
By CarlaAbanes 2015/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Creating a large data warehouse in Azure

Microsoft Azure provides you two options when hosting your SQL Server-based data warehouse: Microsoft Azure SQL Database and SQL Server...  Read more...
By 2015/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Outlier Detection with SQL Server, part 4: Peirce’s Criterion

By Steve Bolton …………In the last couple of installments of this amateur series of self-tutorials on outlier identification with SQL Server,...  Read more...
By SQLServerSteve 2015/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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PASS Excel BI VC presents Devin Knight on Getting Started on PowerQuery

Come join us Thursday April 2nd for an Excel BI virtual chapter session at noon central with Pragmatic Work’s Devin...  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2015/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server 2014 BI ???? ??????? ????? ??

??????? ??????? ?? ??????! ?????? ????? ? ???? ???? ? ?????? ???? ??? ???? ??????? ????? ?? SQL Server 2014...  Read more...
By TheSQLPro.com 2015/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Women in Technology

Warning: rant forthcoming. I don’t get the women in technology problem. Oh, I understand and see the problem. I also understand...  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2015/03/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Measuring My Career

I’m going to do a shorter editorial on this, but really I think this deserves more treatment here. I saw Brent...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/03/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Unit testing with SQL Server article on SQLServerCentral.com

My “Unit testing with SQL Server” article is now online on SQLServerCentral.com. A big thanks goes to Steve Jones (@way0utwes). You...  Read more...
By Alessandro Alpi 2015/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Azure SQL Database Elastic Scale Part 1 - What is Sharding?

Azure SQL Database Elastic Scale Part 1 - What is Sharding?MARCH 19, 2015 This week, Microsoft introduced an update to Azure SQL...  Read more...
By Paul Hebhardt 2015/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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How to resequence column based on numeric prefix using TSQL

Beginning in version 2005, SQL Server is making manipulation of  partitioned set of rows easier by using Window Functions (ROW_NUMBER(), aggregate functions...  Read more...
By MarlonRibunal 2015/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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I am a Superhero

Two weeks ago I attended SQLBits in London. This is probably the biggest SQL Server conference in Europe, and this...  Read more...
By Guy Glantser 2015/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Toshiba Portege Z301-A Review

Last year I purchased a Lenovo W530. Nightmares then ensued. Nice laptop if you just want to use it as...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2015/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Clean out all bad characters from a string.

I have a customer who is having a problem with a load. He is getting a fair number of bad...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2015/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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The Idea Book

How many times have you said to yourself, “Someone should build an application that does [x]…”, or “Wouldn’t it be...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2015/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Iterating Through Excel Worksheets with Biml

Wrangling large or complex Excel workbooks in SSIS can be a challenge. From managing data types (more about that in...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2015/03/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Excel Tip #22: Combo Charts – Out of the Box Functionality

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 2015/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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The Basic TRY..CATCH

Have you written a TRY..CATCH statement in T-SQL? I hadn’t done it for most of my career, since the construct...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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The shaky bug in SSIS

You may or may not have noticed it after installing SQL Server 2012: the designer interface in Visual Studio 2010/2012...  Read more...
By Koen Verbeeck 2015/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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A 2015 full of DLM

After SQL Saturday Pordenone, I’ll keep speaking about DLM (aka ALM on databases) during the following events: PASS Italian Virtual Chapter, April 14. I’ll demonstrate...  Read more...
By Alessandro Alpi 2015/03/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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