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Find Nth Max-Min Record - The Efficient Way!

It is quite often that we need to find Nth (5th or 8th or 10th) maximum or minimum number of record from the record set. The solution is different in MS SQL than in Oracle because we have RowNum in Oracle. Some time ago I got the same problem with a massive table of more […]

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2005-07-22 (first published: )

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Default Objects in Clones

On SQL Server 2022, I do this:

USE model
GO
CREATE TABLE dbo.DBALog
(logdate DATETIME2(3), logmsg VARCHAR(2000))
GO
I then create a new database:
CREATE DATABASE INVENTORY
GO
I install a new database application in here with multiple tables, views, etc. I do not run any queries. I then decide to run this code:
DBCC CLONEDATABASE(INVENTORY, Inventory_clone);
GO
What happens?

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