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Trigger Trivia


Trigger Trivia

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Good synopsis of uses, Andy!

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RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
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Short but very informative. Thanks!
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By chance the disable trigger hint came just when I needed it. Thanks for the nice synopsis you won't find somewhere else.
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if you need all trigers disabled, you can specify 'all' instead of triggername. i found it useful
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Great article, Andy - thanks. Can I just ask a question about Tip#4?

If you want to really make sure no resultsets occur you can use spconfigure to set disallow results from triggers to off.


Is this a typo and did you mean to say "on"? Also, if you do this, you'll get an error message every time a trigger tries to return a result set and so you'd need to add some error-handling code to your trigger and/or application.

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John, you're right, it should be ON. Calling it a typo is generous!

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Dragos, I don't think I knew that about ALL, thats a nice shortcut.

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Wow!
The tip about DDL and CLR triggers was great!

It's too bad we don't see more articles like this!
Short, Sweet, and useful!
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Andy, that's the one i used most times... if not always. glad if it helps
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