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Group numbering

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An easy way to organize the data by groups of sequential numbers. This is very helpful for splitting up a large file into numerous smaller files. You can then create the smaller files by filtering for the row number per file.

2003-07-09

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Load data from text file with variable columns

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This script loads from a formatted text file (E.g. tab delimited) with variable number of columns using BULK INSERT. For instance, the file may have any number of columns and next load (seconds later) the same file may have a different number of columns. This script reads the first line (column names) extracting the names […]

2005-03-01 (first published: )

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Table Pivoting revisited

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A lot of table pivoting scripts use cursors to reach the  desired results, but SQL scripting was developed to be utilized in a data set environment rather than sequential step-thru scripting.Normally, there are 3 types of Table Pivoting - 1) column explicit 2) column implicit and 3)single column.  COLUMN EXPLICIT will place the row value […]

2003-05-29

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Nesting Stored Procedures

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We're pleased to announce that Robert will be writing for us each month - generally on stored procedures, but occasionally on a different topic. This article discusses how nesting stored procedures works and how to use @@NextLevel. Good reading! If there is a stored procedure topic you'd like to see covered, add a comment to the article or email us at articles@sqlservercentral.com

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2007-05-18 (first published: )

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How to retrieve roles from a Database

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If you have environment where you restrict access to database objects based on user roles and if you have a lot of databases on different servers in the same domain.  The following script can generate roles from a given database in a format that can be used to create roles on different servers where the […]

2003-05-14

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How to get Foreign keys

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If you ever have been put in a situation where your database has a lot of objects and some of those do not have primary keys, trying to find feels like needle in the haystack.  I have modified the script contributed by Mr.Tandrei and Mr.Rahul sharma.  The following script gives all the tables that do […]

2003-04-17

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