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Changing NULL to NOT NULL – Dealing with Data

I wrote recently on how to alter a column in SQL Server from NULL to NOT NULL in a simple...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Database Administration via CrowdSourcing

According to Wikipedia:  Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group...  Read more...
By Jeffrey Yao 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Last Cumulative Update – 16 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Is Now Available !

The 16th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is now available for download at the Microsoft...  Read more...
By 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Cumulative Update – 6 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Is Now Available !

The 6th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 is now available for download at the Microsoft...  Read more...
By 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Is Now Available !

Finally after a long waiting period, Microsoft release SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Same is now available for...  Read more...
By 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL F.A.D. – Average Transactions Per Day - WaterOx Consulting

Reading Time: 2 minutesSometimes Fast & Dirty is OK. Other times, not so much. Sometimes... The post SQL F.A.D. – Average Transactions Per...  Read more...
By WaterOx 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Counting the number of rows in a table

Don’t be fooled by the title of this post: while counting the number of rows in a table is a...  Read more...
By Gianluca Sartori 2015/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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CDO Summit Toronto June 4th

I am presenting the lunch keynote at the Toronto Chief Data Officer Summit on June 4th.  My session is on...  Read more...
By Derek Wilson 2015/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Azure Columnstore, part 3 – Modern Segment Elimination and Set Statistics IO

Welcome to the 3rd blog post in the Azure Columnstore series, this one is dedicated to one very important improvement...  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2015/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Clustered Columnstore Indexes – part 53 (“What’s new for Columnstore in SQL Server 2014 SP1”)

Continuation from the previous 52 parts, the whole series can be found at http://www.nikoport.com/columnstore/ This is a very small blog...  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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How I Got Started in Software Development-A Tribute to Ed

Steve: Happy Memorial Weekend everyone. This is a time to remember those who have gone before and in some cases have...  Read more...
By DataOnWheels 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Unit Testing in Philadelphia

I’m helping teach a pre-conference session on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Microsoft office in Philadelphia. This is an...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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004 – Cracked Foundation - WaterOx Consulting

Reading Time: 4 minutesDo You Have a Cracked Foundation? in WOxPod!, episode # 004 –... The post 004 – Cracked Foundation appeared first...  Read more...
By WaterOx 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Speaking at SQLSaturday Rheinland, Germany 2015

It is always a very special moment whenever you receive a notification of being selected to present at any event....  Read more...
By Niko Neugebauer 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Reblog - Memorial Day in US - Freedom is Never Free

Originally published May 2014: Well, as all folks in the United States know, this weekend we celebrate Memorial Day, Monday May...  Read more...
By Robert Pearl 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Reframing to Overcome Filtered Index Limitations

I’m continuing on with the Blogger’s challenge in this post. Turning the Problem Around In the last post, I wrote about limitations...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Creating a SQL Agent Job Wrapper with PowerShell and SMO

Some Background “Is there any way to start a SQL Agent job using a script or program?” I’ve seen this question asked...  Read more...
By cjsommer 2015/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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DB_Owner Querying for Database Options

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Advanced SSIS Training Classes This Fall

Now that the details have been finalized, I can announce that two new SSIS classes are coming up this fall....  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2015/05/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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