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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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2019-12-31

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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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“Included columns” for non-clustered indexes explained

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Microsoft SQL Server has the feature to use “Included columns” for the creation of non-clustered indexes. This feature and its benefits and disadvantages will be explained in the following article. Included columns can be used to create a covering indexes without including all the data into the key columns. This covering index has the advantage […]

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2019-09-17

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Managing SQL Server containers using Docker SDK for Python - Part 2

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There are multiple ways to interact with the Docker daemon, as command line client API or GUI based tools like Kitematic. Docker also provides a SDK for Go and Python,  this SDK can be used to create and manage Docker containers the same way it works with the Docker engine API.

2019-09-16 (first published: )

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Some T-SQL INSERTs DO Follow the Fill Factor! (SQL Oolie)

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With origins from the world of “Submarine ‘Dolphin’ Qualification” questions, an “Oolie” is a difficult question to answer, or the knowledge or fact needed to answer such a question, that may or may not pertain to one's duties but tests one's knowledge of a system or process to the limit. Introduction Contrary to what many […]

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2019-08-08

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