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UDF: Estimating the size of a table

In database planning and design it is essential to plan out how much HD space you are going to need to store your data. If you use BOL and do a search for "Estimating Table Size" you get three articles: - Estimating the size of a table - Estimating the size of a table with […]

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2006-06-21 (first published: )

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UDF: Parse a delimited list of paramters

After replying to a post today I thought I'd share this with all.This is a user defined function that I use to return a table of parameters passed in a parameter string. Function UsageSelect * From dbo.fnParseParamString ([@ParamString='Delimited String of parmaters'],[@Delimeter='Delimiting Character'])Lets say you are concatenating a list of form data from a web page […]

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2006-06-13 (first published: )

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