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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 | 75,254 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 | 100,314 reads

Access to SQL Server: The Upsizing Wizard

SQL Server 2000 is the basis for the new Access database storage. However there are still many cases where applications developed on Access are outgrown and need to be moved to SQL Server to support the load. Author Kathi Kellenberger brings us a look at the Upsizing Wizard and how you can move your databases to SQL Server.   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2007/01/12 (first published: 2005/02/22) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: upgrading
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 30,081 reads

Access to SQL Server: Linking Tables

SQL Server 2000 and Access databases can be configured to work closely together. If you find that the Access storage format is not handling your needs and an upgrade is needed, you need not through away all of your access development. Instead, you can link Access tables to underlying tables in SQL Server and improve your application by using SQL Server as the backend for your Access project. Author Kathi Kellenberger brings us her second articles in an Access series looking at Linking tables to   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2006/11/17 (first published: 2005/02/23) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: upgrading
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 42,403 reads

Executing a Package from Visual Basic

So you've created a SQL Server package and now you're ready to integrate it into your Visual Basic application? In this series, Brian Knight will show you how to use the DTS object model to execute a DTS package from Visual Basic.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2006/08/18 (first published: 2004/01/23) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dts
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 25,004 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 | 37,485 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 | 75,254 reads

Leveraging XP Excel , XML, and OPENXML for Data Imports

DTS is a fantastic ETL tool and it is often used to import Excel documents. However this can be a manual process in many cases in setting up the package. New author Sloan Holliday brings us a way that you can leverage Office XP's automation facilities and XML to import data into SQL Server.   Read more...
By Sloan Holliday 2005/11/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dts
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 10,633 reads

Use SQL-DMO and Excel to Quickly Create Reports for Auditors

Auditing SQL Server, or any system, is not an easy task and with new regulations like Sarbanes-Oxley, it is becoming a full time job in some environments. Chad Miller brings us a way that he developed with Excel and some scripting to automate some of the security information for a large installation of SQL Servers.   Read more...
By Chad Miller 2005/10/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 11,135 reads

Logins, Users, and Roles - Getting Started

Do you know the difference between a login and a user? What's the best way to add them; Enterprise Manager, T-SQL, or SQL-DMO? In this beginner level article Andy demonstrates how to use all three methods to add logins and users and offers his view of which is the best technique.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/09/30 (first published: 2003/02/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 35,263 reads

Adventures in Replication

SQL Server 2000 replication is the easiest so far to setup and work with. However there are some areas that you can get yourself into trouble with if you are not careful. New author Chris Rock brings us a few lessons learned in getting replication working with a remote office.   Read more...
By Chris Rock 2005/08/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: replication
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,639 reads

Performance Monitoring by Internal Fragmentation Measurement

It has not been clear to what extent fragmentation, either internal or external, truly affects the performance of your SQL Server 2000 databases. New author Koby Biller discusses some of the impacts that it could have and has a free tool for download that can help you determine how fragmented your disk truly is.   Read more...
By Koby Biller 2005/08/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,395 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 | 75,254 reads

Reducing Round Trips

One of the best ways to reduce the load on your server and increase application responsiveness is to reduce the number of "round trips" your application makes. This article by Andy Warren shows you a few ways to increase your performance by reducing round trips.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/07/15 (first published: 2002/01/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 19,853 reads

Worst Practices - Making Databases Case Sensitive (Or Anything Else)

Article number four in this popular series continues exposing Worst Practices! This week Andy continues his tirade by talking about why case sensitive databases should be BANNED from the planet. Is he right or just OUT OF CONTROL? Read the article and join the discussion - your comment may lead to an article, that's what generated this one!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/07/08 (first published: 2001/10/29) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 28,315 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 | 100,314 reads

SQL Maintenance Plans

Do you use the maintenance plans or hate them? Wish they would do more? Curious about how they work under the hood? Cmon, you gotta read this one! Trust us, it's not another "how-to" article! Well, maybe just a little bit!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/03/04 (first published: 2002/04/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 33,813 reads

Migrating Microsoft Access Applications to SQL Server

Microsoft Access targets individual information workers and small teams that use the Microsoft Office System to track, manage, prioritize, and act upon an increasing volume of business information. The data stored in these databases rarely justifies moving to a more robust platform until the application begins expanding into departmental scenarios. When this happens, it is worthwhile to consider moving the data into a more robust platform for enhanced reliability, scalability, and greater IT control. In most cases, the data can be moved through a process called "upsizing" while the Access application front-end continues to provide information workers with access to critical data. Microsoft has created resources in the following three categories to help manage Access data in your organizations:   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2005/02/23 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: upgrading
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 3,512 reads

Access to SQL Server: Linking Tables

SQL Server 2000 and Access databases can be configured to work closely together. If you find that the Access storage format is not handling your needs and an upgrade is needed, you need not through away all of your access development. Instead, you can link Access tables to underlying tables in SQL Server and improve your application by using SQL Server as the backend for your Access project. Author Kathi Kellenberger brings us her second articles in an Access series looking at Linking tables to   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2006/11/17 (first published: 2005/02/23) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: upgrading
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 42,403 reads

Access to SQL Server: The Upsizing Wizard

SQL Server 2000 is the basis for the new Access database storage. However there are still many cases where applications developed on Access are outgrown and need to be moved to SQL Server to support the load. Author Kathi Kellenberger brings us a look at the Upsizing Wizard and how you can move your databases to SQL Server.   Read more...
By Kathi Kellenberger 2007/01/12 (first published: 2005/02/22) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: upgrading
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 30,081 reads
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