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One issue that I am often faced with is determining what service pack is installed on the SQL Server. Until recently the version of SQL Server that was installed was just a number, but now with the later service releases for SQL Server 2000 you can also
Financial firms have sensitive data including credit card numbers, social security numbers, financial history, etc. Based on the sensitivity of the data, it needs to be secured and protected from unauthorized access. With data stored in tables, you have
In some scenarios we can find different SQL Server collations between the server instance and its databases. Sometimes the collation is fixed in some table columns or inside stored procedures to solve some of relationship problems with columns that have
What are the steps involved in a simple upgrade to SQL Server 2014? I am currently running an older version of SQL Server and want to do an in place upgrade. In this tip we do a walk through of the installation process.
One of the relatively new functions for Analysis Services Tabular, Power Pivot and Power BI is TREATAS. In this tip, we’ll introduce you to the syntax and concepts of the function and show some uses cases where this function can be useful.
We can use regular expressions (sometimes called Regex) with T-SQL to tackle some common problems with data using this tool. In this tutorial, we will practice using regular expressions for filtering precise phrases involving alphabetic, numeric and speci
To gain insight into the evolving challenges for DBAs, a study was performed to survey DBAs and those responsible for the management of the corporate data management infrastructure. The more than 200 respondents came from a wide range of industries...