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Sharing a Good Idea

I posted earlier about my experiments with Microsoft Curah!. (yes, technically the period should follow the exclamation since the exclamation...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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MidnightDBA at SQL Saturday Houston – May 10

Sean and I will be speaking at SQL Saturday Houston on May 10, at San Jacinto College – South Campus 13735...  Read more...
By Jen McCown 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Collation: Correction -> Instance

I had a recent run in with collation problems and it got me started reading about them. As I read...  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SQL Server – Different Ways to Check Object Definition

sp_helptext is widely used for checking object definition in SQL Server. sp_helptext can be used to check definition of various...  Read more...
By Vishal.Gajjar 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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5 Years Running! OKCSQL!

I want to congratulate OKCSQL on a 5 year run.  I personally wasn't here for that whole duration, but we have leaders and...  Read more...
By Bill (DBAOnTheGo) 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Missing Database Owner

By David Postlethwaite At my presentation on SQL Server Management Studio at SQL Saturday in Exeter I promised to write some...  Read more...
By 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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SSIS XML Task

The XML Task in SSIS allows you to parse through an XML file and read the nodes in the XML....  Read more...
By MikeDavis 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Using BMC Control-M to Automate Tasks

My largest client recently purchased BMC Control-M to use as our enterprise scheduler. Since this product went live in our...  Read more...
By Tim Radney 2014/04/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1 New Features

What is Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks recently announced their release of the HDP 2.1 their Hadoop Big Data platform.  If you...  Read more...
By derekwilson74 2014/04/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Using the T-SQL MERGE Statement

In SQL Server 2008, Microsoft added a new SQL query type: the MERGE statement. This flexible query provides the ability...  Read more...
By Dwain Camps 2014/04/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Reblog: April 4 to April 10

Photo credit – Husso I’ve always been a fan of the feeling when I find an old blog post that’s got just...  Read more...
By StrateSQL 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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An Open Letter to Brogrammers

It’s not in the language I would write it in and it’s not necessarily safe for work, but it gets...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Simple And Amusing Question Of The Day

I was working on a script today to check the range of some values and trying to take the time...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Quarterly Goals

Over time I’ve settled on quarterly goals as the best way to focus on the stuff I most want to...  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Friday Followup For April 11, 2014

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 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Call for Speakers – SQLSaturday #324 Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is now on its 6th SQLSaturday and the event grows year after year. It all started with Patrick...  Read more...
By Thomas LeBlanc 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Speaker of the Month, April 2014

I’m really enjoying picking a speaker of the month. It forces me to sit through a lot more sessions at...  Read more...
By Grant Fritchey 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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Why So Serious? – #TSQL2sDAY #53

As a child/pre-teen/teenager/young adult, OK, most of my life, I’ve been labeled as “serious” or “grumpy”. Maybe I deserve it...  Read more...
By Tracy McKibben 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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T-SQL Tuesday #53: Why so serious

Why so serious? If you ask anyone who knows me they will tell you I’m not a terribly serious person....  Read more...
By Kenneth Fisher 2014/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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First Birthday to My Blog

Today is the First year anniversary of my blog. After thinking a lot and going through many un-imaginable resource available over...  Read more...
By Prashanth Jayaram 2014/04/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral Blogs | Category: blogs
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