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Update statistics for all tables in any DB

Most of the time even after executing dbcc dbreindex script on database you won't see much improvement in application/DB performance.  Thats because dbreindex creates statistics for all tables but it executes sp_updatestats which is like sample statistics. To get the maximum performance we had to execute Update statistics with fullscan on table. This simple will […]

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2006-12-22 (first published: )

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Get SQL job status for all servers.

Below script will Get SQL job status for all servers running on the same network. All you have to do is create a linked server with msdb on local machine. Executing this script will give you all job status on any number of servers. Good for an environment where a DBA had to see job […]

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2006-09-20 (first published: )

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Disable and enable constraints and triggers

Often in development environment you want to truncate all the tables to insert new data from production, but you cannot do easily as there were a bumch of Foreign Keys and triggers. Dropping all triggers and FK's and then recreating them again is a tedious job. That to dropping and recreating FK's in a particular […]

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2006-09-19 (first published: )

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BCP OUT tables from any database

This script will help DBA's who wants to BCP out required tables form any database. This script can be run through as a job. Before running you have to create a table in any given database and store the table names in it, which you want to Bulk copy. Query in this procedure will check […]

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2005-02-17 (first published: )

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Grant Read-only permission to user on jobs

create this SQL as a stored procedure and give user execute permissions on it store procedure. that user will be able to see all the jobs and their associated schedules but won't be able to modify, create or execute job. This is particularly a request most often aske dby developer to view jobs/schedules on production […]

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2004-11-15 (first published: )

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Fix orphan users

some times after restore database, you find your logins and users mapping is lossed and no user can now logon to database using application. I faced that many times. To map all your database users with master..syslogins. save this procedure in current database and execute it. All users will be mapped with logins.

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2004-11-12 (first published: )

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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
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