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Set-Based vs Row-Based Database Code

In SQL Server, the terms “set-based” and “row-based” refer to different approaches or styles of writing SQL code to manipulate data. These styles have implications for performance, readability, and...

2023-12-18 (first published: )

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Database Concerns – A Poll!

What are you most concerned about in your database platforms? Please pick from the list below, and expand on your choice in the comments if you like:   Thanks...

2023-11-08 (first published: )

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IRL #8: SQL Server Down

Problem: My PocketDBA® client called in with a non-responsive SQL Server. Application errors, timeout, alerts firing. SQL Server box is up, and the services are running. Background: This is...

2023-09-06

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SQL Server is not a Car

Lets compare them anyway, just for fun. Both have an engine Both have a monitoring device (Dashboard/Activity Monitor) Both need power (Gas/Electricity) Both need to be told what do...

2023-09-05

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Code That Writes Code

“Work Smarter, not Harder” We’ve all heard it before, pretty much any job, anywhere. In our DBA slice of the IT world, this is very relevant to how we...

2023-05-08 (first published: )

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Friday Flyway Tips–Quick Command Line Access

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A New Word: Aesthosis

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A First Look at Redgate’s Subsetter

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Frustrated trying to get Cross DB Access by Signing SP with Certificate

By Ken McKelvey

Maybe it is lack of caffeine, but I cannot see why the following test...

SSIS Execute Package Fail in SSMS but Agent Job Succeeds

By jerryszz

Hello, I created a SSIS package to transfer data from an XML file to...

Cyber Insurance for War

By Steve Jones - SSC Editor

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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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