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Azure SQL Database Clustered Columnstore Index

You can read about columnstore indexes here (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/blog/transforming-your-data-in-azure-sql-database-to-columnstore-format/). I won’t rehash the material but high level, these index types are optimized for analytical queries and high compression of data...

2019-08-06

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SQL Server Management Studio

Hopefully you know that SSMS is a separate install from the main SQL Server install. You can find the binaries from Microsoft (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/ssms/download-sql-server-management-studio-ssms) Using SSMS version 18.2, whilst playing...

2019-08-01

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SQL server and Java?

I was generally reading about SQL Server and how things have changed since the days of just having it within a Windows Eco-system only. It then led me to...

2019-07-29

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Azure SQL Elastic Jobs

The purpose of an Elastic Job is to execute a T-SQL script that is scheduled or executed ad-hoc against a group of Azure SQL databases.  Targets can be in...

2019-07-11

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A Memory-Optimized Roundup – T-SQL Tuesday #117

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The summary from my fourth T-SQL Tuesday hosting for #117. This time I was...

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Hi,   i am trying to export a table into csv, and it should...

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My user database drive have about 100GB free space now and the database is...

Sql 2014 sp3 - extra stats created

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Has anyone seen Sp3 creating extra unexpected stats on tables after or during application...

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