User Defined Function (UDF)

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A User-Defined Function returns more rows

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The Problem Recently, while working with one of my clients, I came across a script in which I had to introduce a scalar User-Defined Function in the SELECT statement. The SELECT used to return around 750K records. However, after introducing the UDF, the row count significantly increased to 826K. There were no other changes made […]

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Complex Computed Columns

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Computed columns in SQL Server 2000 allow you to have a calculated value available easily in a query. However by using a function instead of a simple formula you can build some very interesting solutions. New author Tim Chapman brings us a look at this technique.

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Tokenizing a String Using PARSENAME

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SQL Server string manipulation using T-SQL leaves lots to be desired. Many postings and complaints about T-SQL deal with strings, but there are ways to work with it. Author Eli Leiba brings us a way to split out portions of a string that contains tokens with a user defined function. Read on to see how this is accomplished and the code used to perform the splitting.

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Read Only Replica in SQL Server Standard

Our environment runs using SQL Server Standard. We are implementing Availability groups. Our database has been experiencing high read volumes, so I want to let the application read the Synchronized Secondary replica, as I read that HADR does this. Can we implement this?

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