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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 | 25,010 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 | 37,495 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 | 28,324 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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 35,799 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 | 25,010 reads

Automate DTS Logging

DTS logging is a pretty handy feature - if you've got it enabled. Got lots of packages and want to turn it on for all of them? Thats a lot of point and click using EM, but with the code Haidong has put together, it's a snap. Other possibilities to this code as well. After all, it uses a DTS package to modify other DTS packages.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2003/09/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dts
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 11,967 reads

Worst Practice - Bad Connection Strings and Bad Info in Sysprocesses

Andy returns to the Worst Practice series this week with a short article looking at how connection strings in applications affect what you see in sysprocesses. Perhaps less controversial (in our opinion) that some of the other worst practices, this is something easy to fix and definitely worth fixing! Read the article and post a comment - explore other points of view! Readers posting a comment will be entered in a drawing for a copy of the SQL Server 2000 Resource Kit.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/08/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 15,043 reads

Managing Jobs - Part 4

Andy has been busy lately on a project you'll be hearing more about soon (!), but he did manage to get part four of his managing jobs series done. This article discusses ideas for patterns to follow when building jobs, including writing to the console, setting errorlevels, and how to get them installed on the server. DBA's, if you're not developers, look at this article - this is stuff you can take to your development team and get better/more manageable jobs.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/06/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,980 reads

Managing Jobs Part 3

This week Andy looks at where, when, and how jobs should be run and why you need to think about those items before you build the job. Part of this is deciding what runs on production servers and what doesn't.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,109 reads

Introduction to English Query and Speech Recognition

The first part of this series provides a road map for a very cool application using an under-utilized companion of the SQL Server 2000 database platform.   Read more...
By Sean Burke 2003/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: english query
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,068 reads

Case Study: Importing New Data Without Emptying Existing Tables

The challenge for Robert Marda was to devise a way to keep the data available at all times while importing the new data, detect if a full or daily update was received and run appropriate data pumps, put in sufficient fail safes to ensure bad data would not get imported, and to make the process automatic including notification to pagers upon failure. Robert shows you how he did it here.   Read more...
By Robert Marda 2003/01/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: dts
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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

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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,482 reads

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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 12,118 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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 6,818 reads

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 | 13,383 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 | 37,495 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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,854 reads

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
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,428 reads

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
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