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Automatically Generate Stored Procedures

This article will show you how to automatically generate insert, update, and delete procedures for tables in your database  Read more...
By James Skipwith 2013/01/01 (first published: 2011/02/10) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Free Tools for the DBA: PAL Tool

The Performance Analysis of Logs tool is a general tool for collecting and analysing log data. With the addition of a template, it becomes an effective way of analysing data from performance counters for SQL Server, in order to diagnose performance problems and capture baseline information.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/01/01 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: pal tool
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Copy SQL Server Analysis Services Dimensions

How can you copy dimensions from one SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Project to another? Are there any options to do so? This tip outlines three approaches for SQL Server BI Professionals who need to copy dimensions from one SSAS project to another.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/31 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: analysis services (ssas)
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Data Mining Introduction Part 2

This is a continuation of first article about Data Mining. We will talk about decision trees.  Read more...
By Daniel Calbimonte 2014/08/29 (first published: 2012/12/31) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data mining
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Tally OH! An Improved SQL 8K “CSV Splitter” Function

The Tally Table has proven to be a simple and elegant method for avoiding many varieties of RBAR. Unfortunately, one of its more common uses, that of a CSV splitter, has a well-known and serious performance problem. MVP Jeff Moden shows us what that problem is and how to correct it. (UPDATED with additional info and attachments on 5/12/2011).  Read more...
By Jeff Moden 2012/12/28 (first published: 2011/05/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: tally table
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Index Create Memory Setting for SQL Server

The "index create memory" option in sp_configure advance server settings, controls the maximum amount of memory initially allocated for creating indexes. This tip deals with common issues around this setting.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/28 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: indexing
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Merge, Metadata and the Data Mart ETL

Here's a great method for managing ETL for data marts and small data warehouses with just T-SQL.  Read more...
By Christopher Ross 2012/12/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: etl
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Database Deployment: The Bits - Database Version Drift

When you are about to deploy a new version of a database by updating the current version, one of the essential pre-deployment checks is to make sure that the version in production is exactly what it should be. If changes have somehow slipped in, you'll need to understand them and deal with them before you can deploy.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2012/12/27 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: deployment
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Stairway to SQL Server Replication: Level 1 - Introduction to SQL Server Replication

In this Stairway, Sebastian will be covering the details of SQL Server transactional and merge replication, from understanding the basic terminology and methodology of setting up replication, to describing how it works and how the basic replication processes can be monitored.   Read more...
By Sebastian Meine 2012/12/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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How to create and use Temp tables in SSIS

Creating temp tables in SSIS seems like a straight-forward process using the Execute SQL Task, however there are a couple of properties that must be changed. In this tip, we’ll walk through creating a simple temp table in SSIS.  Read more...
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Free ebook: Troubleshooting SQL Server: A Guide for the Accidental DBA

Merry Christmas from SQLServerCentral. We spend much of our working life helping solve SQL Server-related performance problems, hands-on, during consulting, or on online forums. We've seen a few weird-and-wonderful issues but, mainly, it’s the same problems and misconceptions time-and-again. This is our attempt to describe, diagnose, and solve the most common problems with SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2. And it's free.  Read more...
By Press Release 2012/12/25 (first published: 2012/10/30) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: books
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SQLServerCentral Best Practices Clinic: Part 1

We exposed the SQLServerCentral cluster for monitoring with SQL Monitor. Just like other companies, we have constraints on resources, and we have more work that needs to be done. Help us configure SQLServerCentral’s database servers with your suggestions on what is the highest priority for a website database back end.  Read more...
By Brad McGehee 2012/12/25 (first published: 2011/03/07) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
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Happy Holidays 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from SQLServerCentral 
By Steve Jones 2012/12/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
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