Thom Bolin

Moving Indexes

Working with filegroups and managing the location of your various objects can be a cumbersome task in SQL Server. New author Thom Bolin brings us a technique and some code that worked well for one of his clients.

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2008-09-15

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Backup Verification

The following script runs against the current server and retrieves number of days since last full or differential and the number of days between them. it also retrieves the number of hours since the last transaction log backup.It currently returns a grid output.currently the script is under going changes to send XML back to an […]

5 (1)

2006-05-22 (first published: )

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String Parsing

User Defined function to parse a string with known delimiters and return back the substing in the position.Takes string,delimiter and position as parameters. Can be used directly in TSQL code.

2003-03-27

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