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RANKING Function in plain SQL

Below examples will show that we can still write a pure sql query for RANK, DENSE_RANK and ROW_NUMBER without using RANK() function.DECLARE @StudentScore TABLE(StudentName VARCHAR(1),StudentScore INT)INSERT  @StudentScore VALUES ('A',85),...

2012-06-11

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SQL Azure Federation

 What is Federation?

Federation is a database object like other objects such as tables, views, stored procedures or triggers.
It is also known as Sharding.
There can be multiple federations in a database.
It is...

2012-04-25

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SQL Azure Federation

 What is Federation?
Federation is a database object like other objects such as tables, views, stored procedures or triggers.It is also known as...

2012-04-25

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CONCAT in SQL 2012

SQL Server 2012 introduces a brand new string function called CONCAT(). CONCAT() string function allows you to concatenate up to 255 string or variable values in to one single...

2012-04-20

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CONCAT in SQL 2012

SQL Server 2012 introduces a brand new string function called CONCAT(). CONCAT() string function allows you to concatenate up to...

2012-04-19

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Using Table Hints in a Query

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