Basit Aalishan Masood-Al-Farooq

Basit Farooq is a Lead Database Administrator, Trainer and Technical Author. He has more than a decade of IT experience in development, technical training and database administration on Microsoft SQL Server platforms. Basit has authored numerous SQL Server technical articles, and developed and implemented many successful database infrastructure, data warehouse and business intelligence projects. He holds a master's degree in computer science from London Metropolitan University, and industry standard certifications from Microsoft, Sun, Cisco, Brainbench, Prosoft and APM, including MCITP Database Administrator 2008, MCITP Database Administrator 2005, MCDBA SQL Server 2000 and MCTS .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications.

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Azure SQL MI License free?

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Foreign Keys in SQL Data Generator

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Add inf a currency symbol to a calculated column

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The question is in the title. The code is SELECT SalesLT.Product.Name ,SalesLT.Product.Color ,SalesLT.Product.StandardCost ,SalesLT.Product.ListPrice...

Add inf a currency symbol to a calculated column

By charliedurnin@gmail.com

The question is in the title. The code is SELECT SalesLT.Product.Name ,SalesLT.Product.Color ,SalesLT.Product.StandardCost ,SalesLT.Product.ListPrice...

SSIS Changed Behavior using SQL Agent, 2017 to 2019

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We have a few SSIS packages/catalogs that are called / scheduled via the SQL...

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Question of the Day

Query Execution Modes

What are the two distinct processing modes that the SQL Server Database Engine can use to process T-SQL statements?

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