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Proc to Rename a file

A simple way to rename a file from within a T-SQL Script, primarily designed to add a date-time stamp. Works in 2000 and 2005.  Read more...
By Simon Facer 2011/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,766 reads

Row count and space used for all tables in database (update)

This procedure works like the sp_spaceused procedure but this one shows statistics for all tables in the selected database or for all databases (excluding tempdb and model).   Read more...
By Rafal Skotak 2011/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,807 reads

Yet Another Deleting Duplicate Records (in-place)

Here is another "deleting duplicate records" script, this time in-place, using a uniqueidentifier column.  Read more...
By Peter Petrov 2009/01/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 1,846 reads

Counter Table (table of numbers) Setter-Upper for SQL Server 2000

Sets up 3 'table of numbers' that completely fill a 1, 2, and 3-level clustered index respectivly with 620, 384400, and 238328000 numbers.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2008/08/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 454 reads

Proc to Rename a file

A simple way to rename a file from within a T-SQL Script, primarily designed to add a date-time stamp. Works in 2000 and 2005.  Read more...
By Simon Facer 2011/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,766 reads

Oracle and SQL Server Data Interoperability Issues - Part 1

As much as we're SQL Server folks here, sometimes we do need to connect to other data stores. Hai shares some of his experiences doing so. Might come in handy someday.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2008/06/06 (first published: 2004/04/14) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 45,584 reads

Worst Practices - Not Using Primary Keys and Clustered Indexes

Two weeks ago Andy started his wildly successful series on Worst Practices. This week he continues that series discussing why failing to use primary keys and clustered indexes are worst practices. Agree or disagree, read the article and join the discussion. One thing you'll have to admit, reading an article by Andy is a lot more interesting than reading Books Online!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2008/05/09 (first published: 2003/11/10) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 65,871 reads

Row count and space used for all tables in database (update)

This procedure works like the sp_spaceused procedure but this one shows statistics for all tables in the selected database or for all databases (excluding tempdb and model).   Read more...
By Rafal Skotak 2011/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,807 reads

Free Encryption

Free SQL Server 2000 Encryption for your data!!! Author Michael Coles has put together a tolljit and some XPs that you can use to encrypt your data with the Blowfish algorithm. It is hard to write good applications that encrpyt data and manage the keys and security. This will give you a great headstart on protecting your data.   Read more...
By Michael Coles 2008/04/25 (first published: 2005/07/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 75,250 reads

Using VBScript to Automate Tasks

This article discusses why VBScript should be one of the tools you use to manage your server. Sample scripts show how to remove files over x days old and how to FTP files.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2008/03/07 (first published: 2003/11/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 100,310 reads

Running a Query Using a Text File for Input

When automating administrative actions for SQL Server, there are a number of ways to handle the workflow. Longtime SQL Server DBA Roy Carlson brings us a technique for using a text file as input to the standard SQL Server tools.   Read more...
By Roy Carlson 2007/03/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 15,111 reads

Tracing Deadlocks

New Author! Deadlocks aren't the most common problem but they happen they can really degrade performance. Shiv works through how to nail down what is causing the deadlock.   Read more...
By Shiv Kumar 2007/04/06 (first published: 2004/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 43,462 reads

Citrix MetaFrame, SQL Server, and the DBA

In this article, Brian looks at how Citrix MetaFrame can use SQL Server for its internal data repository. The basic operation of SQL Server in a Citrix MetaFrame installation is covered. In addition, Brian looks at how a DBA is an integral part of the support team for a successful Citrix MetaFrame farm.   Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2007/03/02 (first published: 2002/05/13) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 26,393 reads

Running a Query Using a Text File for Input

When automating administrative actions for SQL Server, there are a number of ways to handle the workflow. Longtime SQL Server DBA Roy Carlson brings us a technique for using a text file as input to the standard SQL Server tools.   Read more...
By Roy Carlson 2007/03/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 15,111 reads

Table Variables

New author Jambu Krishnamurthy brings us a look at table variables and how they differ from temporary tables in SQL Server 2000.   Read more...
By Jambu Krishnamurthy 2006/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,333 reads

Managing DTS packages - Editing, Scheduling, and Viewing Package Logs

In the second of a series of articles that targets the DBA new to an organization, this article looks at how to manage DTS packages.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2006/10/06 (first published: 2003/01/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 40,622 reads

Analyzing Disk Capacity for SQL Server

Ensuring that your disk subsystem performs well and does not run out of space is a balancing act that many DBAs learn over time through trial and "out of space" errors. New author Arindam Banerjee takes a look at some of the things to consider when capacity planning.   Read more...
By Arindam Banerjee 2006/07/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 15,381 reads

Attach and Detach..Again

Attaching and detaching databases is old hat these days right? Do you know how to reattach a database that has more than 16 files? Or do you know what happens if you try to reattach a database that had two log files but one is missing/deleted? And even if you know the answer to that - do you know how to fix it without restoring from backup? Maybe it's not ALL old hat just yet!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2006/06/23 (first published: 2002/04/05) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 24,200 reads

Oracle and SQL Server Data Interoperability Issues - Part 1

As much as we're SQL Server folks here, sometimes we do need to connect to other data stores. Hai shares some of his experiences doing so. Might come in handy someday.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2008/06/06 (first published: 2004/04/14) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 45,584 reads

What is the Maximum Page Size in SQL Server 2000?

I have always read that 8060 bytes is the maximum size. This is stated over and over again in Books Online, the MS site and numerous other sites, including this one. However a post in our forum recently questioned this. I decided to verify the problem and do a little research.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2006/05/19 (first published: 2002/02/07) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 36,397 reads
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