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Azure DWH part 20: Create External and Internal tables As Select

CTAS and CETAS are very important T-SQL features in ASDW. These features allow to create a table and fill with data based on a query.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2017/12/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: ctas
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The four pillars of DevOps

DevOps isn’t just about tools. DevOps isn’t just about process. DevOps isn’t just about the people. DevOps isn’t just about culture. If you try and focus on one thing only, you’ll probably do it wrong and fail. You need to embrace all of the pillars. You wouldn’t build a house with only two walls and expect to have a wonderful experience the next time it rained.  Read more...
By 2017/12/12 | Source: Redgate | Category: devops
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Advice for Newcomers

If you could look back on your career, is there some advice you wish you had? Is there something you'd tell people considering your job as a career? Let us know this Friday.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Checking SQL Server with Policy-Based Management

Policy-Based Management, a feature of SQL Server, is a flexible tool that can help DBAs manage one or more SQL Server instances. It's used for monitoring and enforcing a standard set of policies for SQL Server throughout an organization. While there are many built-in conditions from which to choose, Dennes demonstrates how to set up a custom policy as well as a standard one. Viewing the policy status over many servers can be tedious, so he also explains how DBAs can evaluate the states of multiple servers with just one glance.  Read more...
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Delayed gratification or not?

There is a temptation to have things now when we should really wait.  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2017/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL-On-Hadoop: Hive - Part II

Running Interactive and Batch SQL Queries on Hadoop and other distributed clusters using SQL.  Read more...
By Frank A. Banin 2017/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql
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Azure SQL Database Virtual Network Service Endpoints and Rules

One of the most commonly requested Azure SQL Database features has been support for more granular control of server-level firewall settings. A recently announced public preview of Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse VNET service endpoints and rules promises to address this limitation.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/12/11 | Source: Database Journal | Category: azure sql database
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Sharing Data

This week Steve discusses the security aspects of sharing data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Generating test data in JSON files using SQL Data Generator

SQL Data Generator is adept at filling SQL Server databases with ‘spoof’ data, for use during development and testing activities. However, what if instead of a SQL Server database full of fake data, you need a JSON file?  Read more...
By 2017/12/11 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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Bones of SQL – Grouping By User-Defined Calendar Periods

Although it is common to group by periods such as Week, Month, or Quarter, sometimes alternative periods are needed. This simple technique lets you split a year into periods with any number of days.  Read more...
By Bob Hovious 2017/12/08 (first published: 2016/09/26) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: date manipulation
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Singular or Plural

A debate that might be worth having in the database community.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Much Data Has Changed Since Your Last Full Backup

Have you ever wanted to know how many pages in your database have changed since the last full backup? If so, then you will be glad to hear that the SQL Server 2017 version of the DMV, sys.dm_db_file_spavce_usage, has a new column named modified_extent_page_count, which shows the number of pages that have changed since the last full backup.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/12/08 | Source: Database Journal | Category: sql server 2017
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Free virtual event: SQL in the City Streamed

Technical sessions will dive into the latest Microsoft SQL Server releases, and cover topical issues such as data compliance, protection & privacy.  Read more...
By 2017/12/08 (first published: 2017/11/30) | Source: Redgate | Category: events
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How to store Excel files In SQL Table

This article will show how to store images, document and all other files in SQL Table.  Read more...
By Nisarg Upadhyay 2017/12/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: openrowset
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SQL Server R Services: Working with Multiple Data Sets

Although it is easy to use SQL Server R Services to create R scripts that incorporate SQL Server data by passing in a T-SQL query as an argument when calling the sp_execute_external_script stored procedure, you are limited to that one query, unless you pass additional data directly between R and SQL Server via CSV files. It is simple to do, and opens up many additional opportunities for data analysis. Robert Sheldon explains how.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2017/12/07 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: sql server r services
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The Relational Database is the Default

If you don't have a good reason not to, use a relational database. Always.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Major new study reveals the true ROI of database DevOps

Redgate has launched a new research study that reveals the benefits different stakeholders can expect from DevOps, and provides a powerful methodology for calculating the ROI of database DevOps.  Read more...
By 2017/12/07 | Source: Redgate | Category: devops
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Stairway to SQL PowerShell Level 4: Objects in SQL PowerShell

This far, we have learned about installation and setup of the PowerShell environment. You should now have a foundation of SQL Server PowerShell. We now are ready to learn about Objects in SQL PowerShell.  Read more...
By Ben Miller 2017/12/06 (first published: 2012/10/22) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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Pluralsight is Amazing

Steve appreciates his Pluralsight subscription.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/12/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Free eBook: SQL Server Internals: In-Memory OLTP

In this free eBook, Kalen Delaney explains how Microsoft's 2016 In-memory OLTP engine works. In her book, learn how to use lock- and latch-free data structures to allow non-blocking data processing, and find out how to migrate existing tables to Hekaton.  Read more...
By Press Release 2017/12/06 (first published: 2015/05/13) | Source: Redgate | Category: ebook
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