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Seven SQL Server Under-Used Utilities

There are many useful command-line applications that are either associated with, or are distributed with, SQL Server. They all have their uses and several become important as part of script-based automation of tasks. It is definitely worth knowing what is lurking in your tools\binn directory.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/03/13 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: utility
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The Ultimate Index Lister (Non-Pivoted)

Lists details for all indexes on one or more tables / schemas, including row count and size. The non-pivot version also gives data type and other details for the columns.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2013/10/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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The Ultimate Index Width Stats Reporter

Reports index length stats for indexes who's lengths exceeding parametrized thresholds (defaults to 0 - get all) for total length and seek length, optionally filtering schemas and tables.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2013/07/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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The Automated DBA: Space Usage Snapshotter (sysadmin; central DB)

Records snapshots of space usage & buffer cache usage stats by partition, index, table, schema, filegroup, & database. Stats incl Reserved, Used, Data, buffer cache for row, lob, & overflow.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2013/07/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Locate a column across databases

This utility will locate a column across a subset or all databases across a server. Can be configured to run across versions, and can search tables, views or both.  Read more...
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Generate Column Metadata

This utility will generate column and parameter metadata in various useful formats for tables, views, and procedures.  Read more...
By Steven Willis 2013/02/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: utility
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The Ultimate Missing Index Finder

Reports stats on what the query optimizer records in the DMVs as missing indexes and what it says the cost savings will be if they were present. Can limit by table / schema name patterns.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2013/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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The Ultimate Index Usage Reporter

Reports index stats, index size+rows, member seek + include columns as two comma separated output columns, and index usage stats for one or more tables and/or schemas.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2012/12/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: indexing
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Backup all Filegroups

A short script to backup all filegroups, for those who utilise filegroups within a database.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2011/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Column Size Checker

A T-SQL script that reveals how appropriate your choice of column sizes is.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2010/12/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Linked Server Connectivity Test

A short procedure for your tools database. Use it to test connectivity to linked servers.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2010/12/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Backup all Filegroups

A short script to backup all filegroups, for those who utilise filegroups within a database.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2011/06/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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The Ultimate Running Requests Reporter

Reports all running requests along with the request's identifying information (SPID, login etc), current resource consumption, query batch text, statement text, and XML query plan.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2010/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Column Size Checker

A T-SQL script that reveals how appropriate your choice of column sizes is.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2010/12/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 2,258 reads

Linked Server Connectivity Test

A short procedure for your tools database. Use it to test connectivity to linked servers.  Read more...
By Richard Doering 2010/12/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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View Errors in the Default Trace

Returns records with errors from the default trace ordered by most recent first  Read more...
By Jon Morisi 2009/11/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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The Ultimate Running Requests Reporter

Reports all running requests along with the request's identifying information (SPID, login etc), current resource consumption, query batch text, statement text, and XML query plan.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2010/05/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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The Ultimate Connection Summarizer and Trouble Finder

Reports summaries, in 3 levels of detail, connections, running requests, open transactions + cursors, and blocking. Provides query text + plan for the piggiest running request of each group.  Read more...
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The Ultimate Table Searcher Mk2

Searches for tables who's names contain the search string. Gives Aggregate Size, Rows, Index, and Column information as well.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2009/10/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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The Ultimate Column Searcher

Searches for columns with names containing @Colname that belong to tables with names containing @TableName or schemas with names containing @SchemaName. Gives size and rowcount for tables.  Read more...
By Jesse Roberge 2009/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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