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The IDENTITY Column Property

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There are a number of ways to generate key values in SQL Server tables including the IDENTITY column property, the NEWID() function and more recently, SEQUENCES. The IDENTITY column property is the earliest of these methods. It was introduced very early in the history of SQL Server and it is arguably the simplest approach. Though old, IDENTITY is still maintained in modern versions of SQL Server and is still relevant for simple use cases.

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Browsing SSAS Instance over the internet

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Problem Developing OLAP cubes have always been fascinating to me. Right after completing the development of a data warehouse, my next line of action often becomes setting up Analysis Services for the warehouse. Although, there are multiple client tools readily available in the market to perform some analysis on this SSAS Server, sometimes it is […]

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How to filter non-existing records in SQL

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Introduction Developing predefined reports in addition to all the ad-hoc queries have been a part of my daily activities. Often I find my stakeholders asking me to prepare reports in which they want to know something that has never happened. It might sound strange, but yeah, that's what their point of concern is all about. […]

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2019-11-04

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