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Random Word Generation for Data Scrubbing

With HIPAA and GDPR requiring your careful scrubbing of data for lower environments, random word generation promises to be a huge helper. Read here how to do it.  Read more...
By John F. Tamburo 2018/05/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: rand()
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RANDom traps for the unwary

The Books Online description of the RAND() function is only true from certain perspectives.  Read more...
By David Poole 2016/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: rand()
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Generating Test Data: Part 2 - Generating Sequential and Random Dates

Part two of this fantastic series from Jeff Moden looks at generating date data, something which can be handy for any number of testing purposes.  Read more...
By Jeff Moden 2012/04/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: test data
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Generating Test Data: Part 1 - Generating Random Integers and Floats

Learn how you can easily generate large amounts of test data efficiently in this new series from Jeff Moden. Part 1 covers integers and floating point values.  Read more...
By Jeff Moden 2012/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data generation
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Random problems

Building random numbers can be challenging for people working in T-SQL. New author Chris Nowicki brings a solution he used to get a random number assigned to each row of a result set.  Read more...
By Chris Nowicki 2009/06/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: random numbers
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Predictable Index Fragmentation

This technical article provides an overview of how to produce specific levels of index fragmentation. Useful for creating test plans.  Read more...
By Craig Outcalt 2008/10/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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