Usually when we recreate or rename a table we need to give the appropriate access permissions to the SQL users...this is very common in database under development environment where frequently table structure changes and we have to recreate it....we can accomplish this with Enterprise Manager but what will you do if Enterprise Manager fails to […]
Have you ever wished T-SQL allowed you to pass an array into a stored procedure? Well the spListToTable stored procedure listed below accepts a delimeted string and turns it into a table. Code your stored procedure to accept a varchar, create a temporary table, call spListToTable, and use the populated temporary table as if it […]
This article demonstrates how to retrieve a single record from SQL Server by using the IRow interface with a singleton SELECT. The main purpose for this technique is to avoid the overhead of creating a recordset when you are fetching a single record. Because no recordset is actually created, only one read-only ADODB.Record is returned. This is true even if the specified SELECT results in multiple records being returned if a normal ADODB.Recordset is used.
I sometimes have to loop through records in a database and perform a specific action on the value that is returned. For example, In the script below I loop through the user tables in sysobjects and simply print them out. This technique is useful when dropping all indices/triggers on a particular table, or adding WITH […]
This script updates all foreign key references for the specified table. Useful if you need to delete a row. The follow example would update all uses of TableA.IDENTITYCOL where the value is 1 to the value of 2. Example usage: EXEC usp_updateFK 'TableA', 1, 2
Here are two stored procedures for enabling and disabling all keys (primary and foreign) for a specified database. It makes sure the database specified is not the system databases and the users session is at the DB to have its keys enables/disabled.