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Create an audit trigger on a table

Sometimes you need an audit trigger on a table. I have created a generic trigger that will work for (almost)every table. if the audit table is not there yet, It will copy the table structure (but strip identity attributes) and put all the data in an AUDIT_ table.I believe this will work for almost every […]

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2004-09-02

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Restore Backup and all TRANLOGS in a specific DIR

Many DBA's have a Maintenance plan running that creates a backup every night and a transaction log backup every hour.Restoring them to another server (for whatever reason) can be a tedious job. That is why I wrote this T-SQL script.It will read the contents of a backup directory created by the maintenance plan and create […]

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2004-06-25

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Generate Insert/Update/Delete Sprocs for a table

A week ago I posted this script. It was a much simpeler version without error checking. Now all the sprocs return the same errors.    0 THERE WERE NO ERRORS  -99 UNEXPECTED NR OF RECORDS AFFECTED  0 THE SQL ERROR NUMBER Also with the insert statement the @ID is set. So you can retrieve the […]

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2003-02-25

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Generate Insert/Update/Delete/Get  SPROCS

This is a script that creates Insert / Update / Delete and Get stored procedures for a specific table.It will only work for tables with a unique primary key.Have a look at what is does, and if you like it, Vote for it. Maybe there are tons of sprocs out there that perform the same […]

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2003-02-19

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Log DISK IO statistics per Database file!!!

Well, ever wanted to know what was happening on disk....You could with FN_vitrualfilestats....Here is a NICE SPROC that samples all databases and puts it in a table. You can choose if you want to Retain values in the table or that it must be cleaned every time the sproc runs.( Put this data in a […]

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2003-01-31

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Stored Proc with optional parameters

Sometimes people want a Stored Proc with optional parameters. A lot of times people will use a coalesce for this. The problem with optional paremeters is that the query plan will never be an exact mach for that specific query. ( You never know what paremeters are filled..... )To solve this problem look at the […]

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2002-12-06

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INSERTS that will STAY after a ROLLBACK is issued

Sometimes it is usefull to log stuff in SQL server while stored procs are running. If a long stored proc runs you sometimes want to be able to log a message in a loggin file. But what if a rollback occurs.... The message is lost as well.Here is a method to set up a seperate […]

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2002-10-01

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Question of the Day

Updatable Views II

I have this view:

CREATE OR ALTER VIEW dbo.City 
AS
SELECT TOP 10 
 cn.CityNameID, cn.CityName
 FROM dbo.CityName AS cn
 WITH CHECK OPTION
GO
How can I modify the view to make it is updatable with this code?
INSERT City (CityName) VALUES ('Dillon')

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