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Default Values and Named Parameters for Stored Procs

Are you using default values for your parameters? Using named parameters when you call the proc or passing the values by ordinal? Should you be? Andy thinks 6 out of 10 of our readers will agree with his point of view, we'll be a little more conservative and guess that 5 of out 10 will be closer.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,153 reads

Review of Developing Windows Based Applications for VB.Net and C#.Net

Andy talks briefly about why the company he works for has decided to require all developers to obtain the MCSD, then takes a look at the book they chose for the initial round of study for the first exam.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/11/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Review of Real-World SQL-DMO

Andy takes a look at the new book on DMO and likes what he sees - "great book for beginner and intermediate DMO users!". We've been supporters of DMO for a while and we're glad to see a new book on the subject. Read the review, add your comments, buy the book!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,246 reads

Creating Your Dream Project

In this article, columnist Christopher Duncan shows you how to create your dream development project.   Read more...
By Christopher Duncan 2002/11/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Restoring Using DMO - Getting File List and No Recovery

Following up on a question posted in our discussion area, Andy demonstrates how to backup/restore a database using DMO, how to get the list of files to be restored, and how to do a restore with no recovery. Lots of sample code!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/10/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Adding Linked Servers Using SQL-DMO

Following up on a question posted in our discussion area, Andy looks at how to use DMO to add and remove linked servers. Along the way he points out a couple 'gotchas' and throws in a cool tip about how to save a little time when you experiment with DMO.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/09/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Generating HTML Tables

In this article Andy looks at one way you can separate your presentation code from your data when you generate HTML tables for simple reports. Lots of code examples so you can see how it works.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/08/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,792 reads

Using Interface-Based Programming Techniques in SQL Server

Programmers can most commonly relate to interface-based programming in their programming language. This is harder to accomplish in SQL Server though. In this article by Chris Cubley, he shows you how to build interfaced-based SQL.   Read more...
By Chris Cubley 2002/07/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Version Control for Stored Procedures

Version control for stored procedures isn't always popular and certainly isn't easy. Or can it be? Andy discusses a technique he used on a recent project that you might find interesting.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/05/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 13,382 reads

Copying DTS Packages To a Different Server

How do you easily copy DTS packages from one server to another? DTS, BCP, T-SQL? Are there advantages to using one method over another? Andy did some research - read the article and see what works and what doesn't!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2006/05/05 (first published: 2002/03/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 37,490 reads

Reducing Round Trips - Part 3

This week Andy continues his series on how to reduce the number of round trips to the server by looking at some things you can easily add to your applications without a lot of rearchitecting.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Performance Comparison: Data Access Techniques

Architectural choices for data access affect performance, scalability, maintainability, and usability. This article focuses on the performance aspects of these choices by comparing relative performance of various data access techniques, including Microsoft® ADO.NET Command, DataReader, DataSet, and XML Reader in common application scenarios with a Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/03/01 | Source: Microsoft SQL Home | Category: performance tuning
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Adding a Column using SQL_DMO

One of our readers needed some help with altering a table with DMO, so Andy has a code sample and some comments in general about how to add objects using DMO. It's good code and a very quick introduction to how objects work. Worth reading!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/02/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 4,704 reads

Data Dictionary from within SQL Server 2000

Mindy explores the metadata stored in SQL 2000 to show you how to produce a simple and useful data dictionary!   Read more...
By Mindy Curnutt 2005/02/04 (first published: 2002/02/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: installation
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Reducing Round Trips - Part 2

Last week Andy started a discussion of the various ways you can reduce the number of round trips to the server. This week he continues by looking at a method he used recently to do client side caching of data to eliminate the round trip altogether. Gotta read it!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/02/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,234 reads

XML Data Solutions

This sample is provided in conjunction with the MSDN Magazine article, "SQL Server 2000 and XML: Developing XML-Enabled Data Solutions for the Web." This article presents and compares five data access approaches, using a variety of technologies including ASP and ADO, XSLT, and DirectXML. Once built, the solutions are compared on the basis of their speed and efficiency.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/01/18 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: updategrams
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Review of SQL Comparison and Synchronization Toolkit

This week Andy takes a look at a new product from Red-Gate that gives you even more options than you get with their SQL Compare and SQL Data Compare tools - now you can build your own. Add the features you always wanted. Build automated processes instead of using the GUI. It's an interesting product - read the review and then maybe even enter the contest to win a free copy.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,361 reads

Enable Database Access and Updates Through Exchange Any Email Client

The application scenario described here, an e-mail-based SQL update program, uses a simple data model; however, this solution will apply to any data model that you are working with. It will also eliminate the need for complex n-tier Internet applications and serves as a low maintenance solution for providing data access.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/01/15 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: miscellaneous
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Introduction to ADO - The Command Object

The third article in a four part series, this week Andy shows how to use the command object to work with stored procedure parameters.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2007/02/09 (first published: 2001/12/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stored procedures
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HOWTO: Run Singleton SELECT Queries in a Visual Basic Client

This article demonstrates how to retrieve a single record from SQL Server by using the IRow interface with a singleton SELECT. The main purpose for this technique is to avoid the overhead of creating a recordset when you are fetching a single record. Because no recordset is actually created, only one read-only ADODB.Record is returned. This is true even if the specified SELECT results in multiple records being returned if a normal ADODB.Recordset is used.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2001/11/26 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: t-sql
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