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David Terry

Next Webcast - Untangle TempDB Performance with SQL Diagnostic Manager

Learn how to quickly identify and resolve tempdb performance issues using IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager. View the space, contention, and health of tempdb via a series of charts, views, alerts, and reports that are unique to tempdb.

Author: David Terry



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Tim Smith

Develop and Debug PowerShell Scripts with MyInvocation

In this tip we look at how to use an object that PowerShell provides called MyInvocation. This can assist us with debugging PowerShell code as well as getting some useful information.

Author: Tim Smith



John Martin

Install DBATools with Azure VM Custom Script Extension Azure Portal

In this tip we look at how to install DBATools PowerShell scripts when using Azure Portal.

Author: John Martin



Haroon Ashraf

Microsoft Azure Analysis Services Web Development Tools - Part 2

Learn how to use the tools that are available in the Azure Portal to manage SQL Server databases.

Author: Haroon Ashraf



Sergey Gigoyan

Move SQL Server Tables to Different Filegroups

In this tip we look at different ways to move an existing table and data to a new filegroup. We also look at how to use SELECT INTO to create a table in a different filegroup.

Author: Sergey Gigoyan



Ameena Lalani

SQL Server Management Studio and T-SQL Options to Prevent Code from Running in Production

Learn some about options in SQL Server Management Studio to double check your code and avoid running code by accident with a few simple checks.

Author: Ameena Lalani



Rajendra Gupta

SQL Server Backup Interview Questions

Prepare for your next SQL Server interview with these backup questions and answers.

Author: Rajendra Gupta



Rick Dobson

Using T-SQL to Assess Goodness of Fit to an Exponential Distribution

This tip focuses on how to code and interpret Chi Square test results for goodness-of-fit to an exponential distribution.

Author: Rick Dobson



Artemakis Artemiou

Working with SQL Server Functions and .NET

Learn how to write .NET code to work with calling different types of SQL Server functions.

Author: Artemakis Artemiou



Eduardo Pivaral

Create custom T-SQL code snippets with Azure Data Studio

Learn now to build frequently used code snippets to make your working with SQL Server faster and more efficient.

Author: Eduardo Pivaral



Alejandro Cobar

Auto Generate NetBackup script to backup SQL Server databases

In this tip we look at how we can use SQL Server to auto generate a backup script for NetBackup to make sure we backup the required databases.

Author: Alejandro Cobar



Haroon Ashraf

Microsoft Azure Analysis Services Web Development Tools

Learn how to use some of the tools in the Azure portal to support your development efforts for Azure Analysis Services.

Author: Haroon Ashraf



Ben Snaidero

Comparing SQL Server CPU usage with arithmetic for float versus numeric datatypes

In this tip we will show how arithmetic operations in SQL Server on the float datatype will use less CPU than its numeric counterpart.

Author: Ben Snaidero



Mohammed Moinudheen

Using the Microsoft Azure Mobile app for remote administration

Learn how you can download, install and use the Microsoft Azure Mobile app for remote administration of your servers including SQL Server.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen



Koen Verbeeck

Connect to On-premises Data in Azure Data Factory with the Self-hosted Integration Runtime - Part 1

Learn how to connect to on-premises data sources using a pipeline in Azure Data Factory.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Manvendra Singh

SQL Server AlwaysOn Interview Questions and Answers Part 2

Get up to speed on SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups for your next interview.

Author: Manvendra Singh



Tim Smith

Review Minimum SQL Server Security Practices

In this tip we look at different things you should consider when developing your database systems to ensure you are also thinking about security best practices as well.

Author: Tim Smith



Daniel Calbimonte

Format SQL Server Dates with FORMAT Function

SQL Server 2008 and earlier used the CONVERT functions to handle date formatting. In this tip, we look at how to use the FORMAT function for Date and Time formatting in SQL Server.

Author: Daniel Calbimonte



Dinesh Asanka

How to Retry SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Control Flow Tasks

Learn how to build a process to retry tasks that fail within a SSIS package. Instead of just failing the SSIS package, setup a delay and retry the process again.

Author: Dinesh Asanka



Artemakis Artemiou

Working with SQL Server Stored Procedures and .NET

Learn how to build a simple .NET application that uses SQL Server stored procedures to retrieve and update data from a database.

Author: Artemakis Artemiou



Daniel Farina

Introduction to Bash Scripting: Display User Messages and Catch User Input

In this tip I will show you the different ways you can use Bash scripting to display messages and also how to catch user input.

Author: Daniel Farina



Jeffrey Yao

Automated Inventory Collection of Scheduled SQL Server Integration Services Packages

Learn how to automatically collect and create an inventory of all SSIS packages that are scheduled to run using SQL Server Integration Services.

Author: Jeffrey Yao



Siddharth Mehta

Match datasets using Fuzzy Joins in SQL Server 2017 with R

Learn how to use fuzzy joins with SQL Server 2017 and R.

Author: Siddharth Mehta



Nisarg Upadhyay

PowerShell Module to Read Directory Contents and Store in a SQL Server Table

In this tip we will walk through how to create a PowerShell module to get a list of files and subfolders of a Windows folder and store this information in a SQL Server table.

Author: Nisarg Upadhyay



Alejandro Cobar

SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups Monitoring and Alerting - Part 2

In this tip we look at some additional scripts that you can use to monitor your SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups.

Author: Alejandro Cobar



Sergey Gigoyan

Write More Compact SQL Server Code Using New Features - Part 2

Learn how to use new SQL Server features including STRING_SPLIT and CONCAT_WS to write more compact and simpler code as compared to earlier SQL Server versions.

Author: Sergey Gigoyan



Jignesh Raiyani

Disable Data Sync for SQL Server Merge Replicated Table via Publisher

Learn how to stop the data sync process in SQL Server Merge Replication on a large table during maintenance windows.

Author: Jignesh Raiyani



Edwin Sarmiento

Configure a Dedicated Network Adapter for SQL Server Always On Distributed Availability Groups Data Replication Traffic

Learn how to configure a dedicated network adapter for SQL Server Always On Distributed Availability Groups data replication traffic.

Author: Edwin Sarmiento



Koen Verbeeck

Parallel package execution in Azure-SSIS Runtime

In this tip we look at how to have SSIS packages run in parallel when executing in Azure using the Azure-SSIS runtime.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Eduardo Pivaral

SQL Server 2019 Memory Grant Feedback Example and Data Collection

In this tip I will show you how to enable the row mode memory grant feedback and how to capture it to verify if there is any improvement for your existing queries using SQL Server 2019.

Author: Eduardo Pivaral



Ameena Lalani

Minimizing Downtime for SQL Server Upgrades - Part 4

In this tip we look at things to consider when upgrading SQL Server and how to minimize downtime.

Author: Ameena Lalani



Nai Biao Zhou

Creating a Detailed SQL Server Reporting Services Report Containing External Images and Repeated Table Header

Learn how to develop a report in SQL Server Reporting Services that has a repeated table header with external images.

Author: Nai Biao Zhou



Rajendra Gupta

Installing and Using mssql-cli on Linux for SQL Server

Learn how to install and use mssql-cli on Ubuntu Linux to assist you with managing SQL Server on Linux.

Author: Rajendra Gupta



Daniel Farina

Introduction to Bash Scripting for SQL Server: Declaration of Variables and Constants

Learn how to write Bash scripts when using SQL Server on Linux to help you will some administrative tasks.

Author: Daniel Farina



Mohammed Moinudheen

Configure Service Health Alerts using Azure Service Health - Part 2

In this follow-up article we look at how to configure service alerts to be sent directly to you using Azure Service Health.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen



John Miner

Importing Enriched Data into Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) with PowerShell

Learn about how to import enriched data into Azure Data Lake Storage in an automated way using PowerShell.

Author: John Miner



Rick Dobson

SQL Server T-SQL Code for the Tukey Honestly Significant Difference Test After an ANOVA

Check out the SQL Server T-SQL code to perform a Tukey Honestly Significant Difference test after an ANOVA has been performed.

Author: Rick Dobson



Eli Leiba

Matrix Multiplication Calculated with T-SQL

In this tip we look at how to use T-SQL to do matrix multiplication.

Author: Eli Leiba



Manvendra Singh

SQL Server AlwaysOn Interview Questions and Answers Part 1

Learn about SQL Server AlwaysOn through interview questions and answers related to configurations, daily operations and more.

Author: Manvendra Singh



Ranga Babu

Issues with Triggers for SQL Server Tables using Merge Replication

Learn how to troubleshoot and fix potential trigger problems when using SQL Server merge replication.

Author: Ranga Babu



Pablo Echeverria

Script out SQL Server Credentials and Proxies

Learn how to script out all SQL Server Credentials and Proxies.

Author: Pablo Echeverria







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