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Find Last Restart of SQL Server

How can you tell when your SQL Server instance was last started? In this tip we look at various methods of how to get the start time for a SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/09/27 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: restart
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SQL Code Reuse: Teaching a Dog New Tricks

Developers, by every natural instinct and training, strive to make their code reusable and generic. Dissuading them from doing so, in certain circumstances, is akin to trying to persuade a dog not to fetch a stick.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/09/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: code reuse
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10 Bad Things About Reporting Services 2008 R2

SSRS 2008 R2 introduced lots of exciting new features, reviewed in a sister article to this one. Here we consider what Microsoft didn't do well in this version of Reporting Services.  Read more...
By Andy Owl 2011/09/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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10 Good Things About Reporting Services 2008 R2

The 10 things Microsoft got right about SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 (a sister article shows 10 things which aren't quite so good)  Read more...
By Andy Owl 2011/09/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: reporting services (ssrs)
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Using PowerShell to Manage SQL Server

The purpose of this article is to demonstrate a custom scripting framework which enables the management of SQLServer databases from a Windows PowerShell session and also to extend Powershell’s flexibility by creating a set of commands customized to our needs.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2011/08/16 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: powershell
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Paging Doctor Powershell

Use Powershell to create a single script that checks over your server and every SQL instance on it to help pinpoint problems.  Read more...
By Zach Mattson 2014/04/11 (first published: 2011/04/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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Vote for Me for a PASS SQLRally Precon on SQL Server Security

Unless James Bond is in the picture, security is usually not a sexy topic. However, we all lament the lack...  Read more...
By 2010/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SQL Saturday 52 Recap

I spent this past weekend traveling to and attending SQL Saturday Colorado in the outskirts of Denver.  This was the...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2010/10/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SSIS: Conditional File Processing in a ForEach Loop

I’ve fielded a number of requests recently asking how to interrogate a file within SSIS and change the processing rules...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2010/08/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Setting All Tempdb Data Files to the Same Size

How to set all tempdb datafiles to same size to meet best practice.   Read more...
By Aldo Gonzalez 2010/07/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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Map IP Address to a Geographical Location

Find the country, region and city of a user from an IP address using SQL Server. Oscar Garcia provides some code and resources if you want to dig into your analytics on your own.  Read more...
By Oscar D Garcia 2012/07/20 (first published: 2009/07/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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How to find unused Stored Procedures in SQL Server 2005/2008

Use dynamic PivotTables to identify unused Stored Procedures in a SQL Server 2005/2008 database  Read more...
By Ronny Dahl 2010/04/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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A High Level Comparison Between Oracle and SQL Server - Part IV

The concluding part of the Oracle / SQL Server comparison looks at error logging, security, installation and finally querying the databases.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/04/02 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: oracle
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A High Level Comparison Between Oracle and SQL Server - Part III

Part III of the Oracle / SQL Server comparison looks at the configuration options for each database, their storage options as well as the startup and shutdown procedures.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/03/30 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: sql server
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An Un-CATCHable Error?

I've been using the scripting tools in SSIS for some time, but I came across something today that I can't...  Read more...
By Tim Mitchell 2010/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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A High Level Comparison Between Oracle and SQL Server - Part II

Part II or the Oracle / SQL Server comparison dives deeper into databases by exploring the architectural differences.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/03/26 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: sql server
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A High Level Comparison Between Oracle and SQL Server

Part I of the Oracle / SQL Server comparison looks at the various editions of each database and their structure.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/03/25 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: oracle
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Microsoft SQL Server vs. MySQL

Is Microsoft SQL Server superior to MySQL or not? What are the pros and cons of using SQL Server over MySQL? Is MySQL mature enough to compete with a big player like Microsoft and Oracle? Can we fairly compare both products?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/01/29 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: sql server
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Identity Values – Two things to know

I saw someone post a question recently about running out of identity values in an INT column. It happens, it’s...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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You pulled BUILTIN\Administrators, but are you auditing?

The conversation on local administrators having rights in SQL Server has proven to be interesting and at times entertaining. My...  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2009/12/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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