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Run DTS Pkg from VBScript (with progress dialog)

This script will run a DTS package from any registered SQL Server instance and display the standard package execution progress dialog while the package is running.To specify the SQL Server instance and package to run, amend the parameters for the ExecuteDTS function in the "Main Program" section of the script.The script is written using SQL […]

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2004-08-03 (first published: )

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SQL Server Log Reader

This script outputs the data in chronological order from the current SQL Server log.Output columns are: Log Entry Time, Event Source, Log Entry Text. This data matches with the data that can be seen under the SQL Server logs view in Enterprise Manager.The script is stand alone, but could easily be parameterised to work as […]

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2004-02-10

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SQL Server DB Size Report

This script is similar in style to my previous script SQL Server Job Status Report, but this script generates an HTML report on the size of all databases on a specific SQL Server instance. The report consists of several sections: a summary report on the size of all databases; a summary report on the size […]

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2003-12-04

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SQL Server Job Status Report

This script generates an HTML report on the status of all jobs on a specific SQL Server instance. The report consists of several sections: a summary report of jobs that have passed, failed, been cancelled, or whose status is unknown; a detailed report of the status of each job.The script is designed to be included […]

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2003-12-01

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Table Size Estimator

This script will output an estimate for the space required for a given number of rows for a specified table; the estimated size is based on the data produced by the "sp_spaceused" stored procedure.The script is written as stand alone, though it also lends itself to creation as a stored procedure, and can be run […]

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2003-08-07

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Display Database, File, Free and Total Disk Space

This script displays the size of each SQL Server database and database file plus the size of the next extension that will be added to each file. It also displays on each line the total and remaining free disk space for whichever disk each database file is stored on.The output is nothing fancy, and could […]

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2003-07-30

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Question of the Day

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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