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Soundex - Experiments with SQL CLR

Using test driven development to turbocharge Soundex 
By David Poole 2013/09/12 | Source: | Category: programming
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Starting to Program

This Friday Steve Jones asks what resources might help the new DBA learn to program better. Pick the language of your choice and let us know what resources have worked well for you.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/07/06 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Conversion of a plain English problem into T-SQL

An example of how a mathematical problem was converted into T-SQL by evolving a script in iterations.  Read more...
By Rob McNicol 2011/10/03 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Surely It Should Just Work?

Does a programmer need to know how his code gets executed? Arguably, developers should focus on database structures rather than a particular implementation, and Phil tries to convince us that good programming is not just knowing everything about your programming environment.  Read more...
By Phil Factor 2009/11/16 | Source: | Category: editorial
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Python for the SQL Server DBA

Python is increasingly used by DBAs as a general-purpose scripting language, despite the pressure to adopt Microsoft's PowerShell. They find it easy to learn, powerful, and reasonably intuitive. Here Timothy Wiseman, a working DBA, explains the attraction of Python and gives a general introduction to the language, suitable for anyone who has been wondering whether to give it a try.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/09/18 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: programming
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Writing Dynamic Stored Procedure

In this article I have shown a way of writing queries in which WHERE clause of the query is executed dynamically depending on values of input parameters.  Read more...
By Sunil Chandurkar 2009/06/01 | Source: | Category: programming
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SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit

The SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit will help you understand how to build web applications which deeply exploit the rich data types, programming models and new development paradigms in SQL Server 2008.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/05/28 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: programming
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.NET Basics for the Database Developer: Take the Plunge

This short introduction to .NET shows Access and SQL Server developers how to use a development tool to create connections to data and a user interface to manipulate that data.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/04/15 | Source: DevX | Category: .net
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Adobe AIR: Running SQL Commands Against a Local Database

Once you've established a connection between an Adobe AIR application and a local database, you can run SQL commands (CREATE TABLE, INSERT, DELETE, SELECT, etc.) using the class. Find out how.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/01/16 | Source: DevX | Category: adobe air
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Accessing SQL Server Databases with PHP

This paper discusses how to use several of these features by closely examining parts of the Example Application in the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP product documentation in MSDN. This paper assumes that the reader is familiar with programming in PHP, that the reader has a computer that meets the System Requirements listed for using the driver, and that the AdventureWorks example database is installed from CodePlex.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/09/05 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: programming
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Uncommon Table Expressions

This article describes an alternate use of CTEs for functional data processing.  Read more...
By Peter Kierstead 2008/08/11 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Microsoft Jet 4.0 Sorting APIs: DBCompareStringW and DBLCMapStringW

The Microsoft Jet 4.0 relational database engine utilizes character sorting tables when creating and querying field indexes made up of character data. Two Microsoft Windows APIs are generally utilized for this functionality:  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/07/11 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: jet
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T-SQL Data Processing

This article from new author Peter Kierstead shows us how to implement your own "fuzzy" dedup/merge logic without resorting to RBAR in T-SQL.  Read more...
By Peter Kierstead 2008/06/23 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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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: | Category: security
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File Handling A Different Way

A different way for file handling through SQL Server.  Read more...
By Shashank Bhide 2008/04/22 | Source: | Category: programming
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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: | Category: administration
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SQLCE Workshop IV - Integration with Visual Studio 2005

Continuing on with his series on SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition, regular author Jacob Sebastian takes a look at how Visual Studio fits into your SQL CE project.  Read more...
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Accessing Data from a Mobile Application

Data access is an important aspect of developing applications with the Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework for Windows Mobile® devices. By using the existing architecture to send and receive data between your mobile application and your application server, you can pass data with either DataSets, custom objects, or scalar values.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/01/18 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: programming
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This article will quickly dive head first right into XML.   Read more...
By Leon Platt 2008/01/04 (first published: 2003/09/26) | Source: | Category: basics
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Introduction to Bitmasking in SQL Server 2005

The use of bitmasking is usually limited to decoding values in the system views, but it can be useful in other places when you want to save space. New author Lee Everest brings us an introduction to bitmasking and its use in SQL Server 2005.   Read more...
By Lee Everest 2006/12/13 | Source: | Category: miscellaneous
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