In this article Scott Murray covers some lessons learned over the years when working with SQL Server Reporting Services that he wish he knew when he started with SSRS.
Recently a friend had an issue with their SQL Server as a result of a file change in their SQL Server database. In this short piece, I want to highlight the dangers of making some changes to an online database that might cause an unexpected outage. This is really the same whether you are changing […]
Louis Davidson demonstrates how SQL Prompt can significantly lessen the pain involved in occasional, 'heavyweight' database refactoring processes, such as renaming modules, tables and columns (Smart Rename), or splitting tables (Split Table).
Importing data from one system to another is a common task for database professionals. It’s possible to spend a lot of time figuring out what the schema should be for the target table. In this article, Rodney Landrum demonstrates an interesting solution to automatically figure out the data types and un-nest delimited data.
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