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New Power BI Preview and Pricing

Some exciting announcements were made today about the new Power BI cloud-based business analytics service.  Today Power BI is an...  Read more...
By pturley 2015/01/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Statistics Parsing

Never really enjoyed reading through the statistics IO results, as it makes it hard to easily guage total impact when...  Read more...
By g00p3 2015/01/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Excel BI Tip #17: Using the Timeline Filter

  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 2015/01/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Friends Of Red Gate 2015

I’m excited that I’ve been asked to be back involved for another year in the Friends of Red Gate program. This...  Read more...
By CYates 2015/01/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Friends of Redgate 2015

It’s official, I am in Friends Of Redgate for 2015! Ok, the last few months have been an absolute whirlwind of...  Read more...
By WaterOx 2015/01/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Exam Prep 70-463: Data Flow Destination Adapters

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing...  Read more...
By Colleen M. Morrow 2015/01/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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T-SQL – Find Number of Rows of Database(s) tables Using Undocumented Procedure – sp_MSforeachdb and sp_MSforeachtable

On Technet forum, Op was looking for a way to get table cardinality for all databases in an instance.  There are...  Read more...
By Prashanth Jayaram 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Downloading SQL Saturday data

I wanted to find out how many SQL Saturday’s I’d spoken at and how I ranked with others. I got...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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An Overview on SQL Server Checkpoints

Commercial database systems like SQL server have many recovery mechanisms to restore data hardware or software failure. Checkpoints are part...  Read more...
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SQL Saturday #397 Omaha – May 23

Omaha’s next SQL Saturday event, #397, is now live and scheduled for May 23rd, 2015, at Mammel Hall on the...  Read more...
By kleegeek 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Impact Player Series – Part 1

I wanted to start this series in regards to impact players that go above and beyond in the SQL Community....  Read more...
By CYates 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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DBTA – 6 Reasons to Think About Upgrading to SQL Server 2014

  If you’re an IT manager, the first thing I’d like to tell you is how invested Microsoft is in SQL Server. While...  Read more...
By 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SSRS Farm to Scale-Out Performance

SSRS Farm Overview Building a SSRS farm will require Enterprise or Business Intelligence editions of SQL Server for versions 2012 and...  Read more...
By Derek Wilson 2015/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Script to find the missing indexes

Performance tuning in SQL is important exercise and index creation is an important part of it. Below script will help in finding the...  Read more...
By Vivek Johari 2015/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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new LinkedIn article

Hi everyone, I just published a new LinkedIn article entitled “Let It Go”. Please check it out! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/let-go-chuck-boyce   Read more...
By chuckboycejr 2015/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL SERVER - Data types

In relational database, we store data in tabular form where data is divided into columns. Each column has a name...  Read more...
By Vivek Johari 2015/01/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server - Convert() function

Convert () function in SQL Server to convert an expression from one data type to another data type Syntax for CONVERT function CONVERT ( data_type [ ( length ) ] , expression...  Read more...
By Vivek Johari 2015/01/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Video: A Better Way to Reindex

Sean presented A BETTER WAY TO REINDEX for the Performance Virtual Chapter. Here are links to the video, and to...  Read more...
By Jen McCown 2015/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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I’m A Friend Of Red Gate For 2015

I was excited to learn this week that I’ve been chosen as a participant in the Friends of Red Gate...  Read more...
By Tracy McKibben 2015/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Friday Followup For January 23, 2015

It’s Friday, time to look back at the most popular RealSQLGuy posts of the week. Because it’s Friday and you’re...  Read more...
By Tracy McKibben 2015/01/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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