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Bulk Insert proc to try out ur optimization skills

This SP can be used for bulk inserting data from an ascii text file onto a table. You have to change the structure, of the temporary table (ITEM_MASTER_TEMP) and the actual table onto which data is inserted, to suit ur needs . I wish you people workout this SP and try to optimize it as […]

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2004-08-26 (first published: )

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Foreign keys chain in a view. It may be useful.

I made this view because I had to generate a sql server database from  an Oracle database and I had to knew the order in which I import tables.This view, which may be improved, contains the foreign key, the primary and detail table, the column and it's position and may be useful in  many situations

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2004-08-25 (first published: )

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2004-08-20

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Implementing Change Data Capture

I have a complex environment that uses quite a few SQL Server 2022 servers. We have a powerful SQL Server running Enterprise that hosts most of our transaction data. However, there are remote locations that run Standard, Web, Express, and Express with Advanced Services editions for local collection of data before the data is transferred to our central Enterprise Edition server. We are considering using Change Data Capture (CDC) to lower the amount of data we transfer from clients. Which editions can we implement this feature on?

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