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Azure Storage Explorer

I only ever use the storage explorer when managing my blobs, files, queues within storage accounts. It is your single view access point for all your storage needs and...

2019-09-04

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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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Relatively easy query assistance - datediff

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Hi, In one of our customers the database mirroring was already configured. After long...

On Looking and Acting the Part

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