Jim Youmans


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How to Delete Large Amounts of Data

As a DBA, we are often tasked with maintenance work on the database. Often this includes making sure that old data is purged from the tables.  This is especially true with logging tables.  Sometimes multiple applications write to the same logging tables, and they can grow very quickly. Let’s say we have a logging table […]

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Question of the Day

Writing to Clones

I run this code on SQL Server 2019:

DBCC CLONEDATABASE(imdb, imdb_dev)
I then change to the cloned database, imdb_dev, and run some queries. I then run this code while testing:
INSERT dbo.Title (TitleID, Title, DateReleased) VALUES (3234, 'Maestro', '2023')
GO
What happens?

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