A forum for questions related to SQL Server 2022
A forum for questions related to SQL Server 2019
Questions related to managing a SQL Server v15 instance. Post your configuration, installation, upgrade, security, and DBA type questions here.
Questions related to writing code, T-SQL issues, and any other development/deployment issues with SQL Server v15.
Questions about SQL Server 2017
Questions about managing a SQL Server 2017 instance from a DBA perspective. Anything instance related, security for logins, changing settings, monitoring, etc.
Any questions related to T-SQL or other development (R, Python) in SQL Server 2017
Questions about SQL Server 2016 specific features.
Questions about installation, upgrades, configuration, or administration of SQL Server 2016 specific features.
Questions about programming in T-SQL or other languages for SQL Server 2016. Including performance related code questions.
Questions for DBAs about administering, installing, upgrading, and configuring SQL Server 2014.
Questions about specific SQL Server 2014 code. T-SQL, CLR, etc., including performance questions.
Questions and discussions about cloud computing with databases.
Questions about developing applications using SQL Azure.
Questions about administering the SQL Azure databases.
Questions about design, strategy, and ideas for computing off premises.
Questions about administering and scaling CosmosDB, as well as any of the API issues.
Questions about Azure Data Lake, programming, scaling, sizing, etc.
Questions about creating, building, training, and deploying models.
Ideas, suggestions and discussion on SQL v11 known as SQL Server 2012
T-SQL items specific to SQL Server 2012 development, including performance related T-SQL questions.
General questions and comments relating to SQL Server Reporting Services.
Issues relating to the administration of the Reporting Services add in.
Questions and issues with building reports and development with SSRS.
Questions specific to SSRS 2008
Questions involved with writing reports for SSRS 2008
Questions about developing against SSRS 2012 or administering an instance of SSRS 2012.
Questions about SSRS 2014
Questions specific to Reporting Services in SQL Server 2016
Questions and comments on using CLR Intregration and .NET assemblies inside SQL Server 2005.
Questions and issues using any of the management object frameworks in SQL Server.
Question on service broker, across any version.
Questions about programming with Powershell, all versions.
Questions about these items:
Data Rollbacks and Data consistency
Questions about Team Foundation Server, Data Dude, DBPro or other Microsoft development team products.
Questions about using SSDT for development work.
Questions about development, CI, CD, deployment, and anything else to do with the migration of your code from development to production.
Questions on using R in SQL Server 2016+. Put both administration/configuration questions as well as development questions here.
Issues, questions, ideas, and problems using SQL Server Integration Services for warehousing.
Design strategies, problems, and ideas for building a data warehouse.
Questions and discussions about Performance Point Server or services.
Questions and discussions on data mining.
Questions about installing, configuring, or using PowerPivot.
Questions about using R to analyze data, within or outside of, SQL Server.
Questions and discussions about using Machine Learning Algorithms to analyze data in Azure, Python, or other languages
Thoughts, questions, comments and disaster recovery plans, procedures, and experiences.
Questions about your design, or how to best build a schema.
Notes, comments, questions on relational theory and database design.
Discussions about SQL Server hardware and sizing your servers.
Issues and questions about virtualization of SQL Server across all versions.
Questions about how to design and implement security and auditing that are not version specific.
General questions, comments, or notes about SQL Server 2008.
Questions or comments on the new T-SQL changes in SQL Server 2008.
Questions, comments, general issues with the CTP.
Questions and comments about configuring, connecting to and troubleshooting SQL Server 2008 to Oracle databases.
Issues, comments, notes about the July CTP
Questions on clustering, mirroring, or log shipping for SQL Server 2008
Questions about maintaining, configuring, or upgrading an instance to SQL Server 2008./
Questions about data corruption in SQL Server 2008/R2
Questions about tuning and performance issues in SQL Server 2008.
A place where organizers of events can discuss topics related to their efforts to run events.
A forum for thoughts, suggestions, comments, critiques, and ideas for supporting and building our data platform community.
This is the place for discussions that are generally off topic but probably of interest to SQL professionals anyway:-)
A place where you can discuss concerns, information, and strategies for working in today's world.
From time to time we host contests just to add a little excitement to the sometimes mundane task of professional development. If you've got a question or a problem about a contest, this is the place to post. To make sure that nothing is posted that would compromise the contest for other readers this is a moderated forum.
Editorials from the Daily Newsletter
Site announcements and news.
Issues, comments, notes about the website.
Please post any ideas for the SQLServerCentral.com site that you would like to see.
Post notes here about tag problems or additional tags that need to be added to content. Include the content URL and tags you think it should have (or not have)
Any issues, comments, criticisms, or ideas for new shows, please let us know!
Forum for testing new features.
A series of articles that are worth writing here on the site to fill holes.
For the DBA
Questions about backups, restores, and transaction logs in SQL Server 2005.
Potential data corruption issues, checkdb problems, etc.
Yukon for Developers.
Questions and comments about configuring, connecting to and troubleshooting SQL Server 2005 to Oracle databases.
Questions and tips about using SQL Mobile/Compact Edition.
Anything about SQL Server 2005.
Questions about security, logins, schema, users, etc. in SQL Server 2005.
Questions about design, ideas, and other strategies that you might use with SQL Server 2005.
Topics about SQL Server 2005 Replication issues.
Questions and issues with SQL Server Express.
Questions about tuning and performance issues in SQL Server 2005.
Discussions about Integration Services, the replacement for DTS.
Questions about T-SQL in SQL Server 2005.
Questions and problems administering all versions of SQL Server.
Discussion on SQL Server Backups.
Potential data corruption issues, checkdb problems, etc.
Anything that is about collation, codepage, sort order, comparison, etc.
Discuss clustering, scalability and other enterprise topics.
Questions and comments about configuring, connecting to and troubleshooting SQL Server 7 or 2000 to Oracle databases.
Ready for a good debate on DBA or developer topics.
Beginner questions, comments and topics.
Talk about experiences, problems and setup of SQL Server service packs.
All types of discussions on SQL Server CE
Discussions about scaling and performance tuning SQL and SQL Server.
Replication issues and questions for SQL Server 7 and 2000.
Issues and experiences for US companies that are working on compliance with the Sarabannes-Oxley act.
Setup, troubleshooting, and optimizing SQL Server Agent.
Forums that talk about working with other platforms and SQL Server, either with Linked Servers, data ETL operations, or something else.
Issues with MySQL and SQL Server
Issues with Oracle (all versions) and SQL Server
comments and questions about working with SQL Server and PostgreSQL
Questions about DB2 and SQL Server
Questions about Sharepoint related issues.
Any questions on older versions.
Any questions on older versions.
Find out how to prepare for the MCDBA and MCSE tests and do they really benefit you.
Opinions and questions about interactions with employees and employers. Remember this is a public forum.
discussions about events relating to SQL Server.
Looking for a SQL Server professional?
Copy-and-paste your resume into this forum or talk about the database job market as a whole.
A place to post abstracts and sessions for critique or comment.
For retired DBAs and SQL Server professionals.
Discuss the question of the day sent in the newsletter.
Discuss the SQL Server Security Skills test at http://www.sqlservercentral.com/testcenter
Discussion of SQL Server related issues in Microsoft Access. We'll try to help with the rest, but we're SQL dudes here!
Discussions about software products and books.
Issues with administering Notification Services
Child category to move discussions to a grandchild and off the front page.
Ideas, suggestions and discussions on future versions and directions.
Suggestions, comments, and discussion on SQL v12