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Although there are many different things that can be done to improve the performance of a database system, creating indexes is the main tool in every DBA's toolbox that is used when we are trying to improve the performance of a query.
One crucial aspect of all databases is the transaction log. The transaction log is used to write all transactions prior to committing the data to the data file. In some circumstances the transaction logs can get quite large and not knowing what is in th
In a typical data warehousing application, quite often during the ETL cycle you need to perform INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE operations on a TARGET table by matching the records from the SOURCE table. For example, a products dimension table has information a
I see the use of the NOLOCK hint in existing code for my stored procedures and I am not exactly sure if this is helpful or not. It seems like this has been a practice that was put in place and now is throughout all of the code wherever there are SELECT s
Microsoft recently released the OData source adaptor for Integration Services (SSIS). Using this source component, it becomes really straightforward to read data from OData sources, such as SharePoint lists. This tip will walk you through the installation
The solution is to convert a SQL database into a tabular model sample by making changes in such a way that it looks as if the data model has gone through all the stages of a data warehouse and is ready to be used with a tabular analysis services...
This tip will help you better understand what connection pooling is and provide knowledge on how to take advantage of the connection pooling mechanism when writing .NET data access code that communicates with SQL Server.
In this tip we will provide you with scripts to generate a Custom Intrusion Detection Report. This report will read SQL Server error logs from multiple SQL Servers and filter them based on the list of allowed white-listed connections.