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Correct SQL Server Transactional Replication Issues with T-SQL and SSMS

Correct SQL Server Transactional Replication Issues with T-SQL and SSMS

Learn how to address SQL Server transactional replication issues with these easy-to-follow steps using T-SQL and SSMS to troubleshoot and fix issues.

SQL Server to PostgreSQL Database Schema Conversion

SQL Server to PostgreSQL Database Schema Conversion

In this tip, I will demonstrate how to migrate an existing database schema from SQL Server to PostgreSQL.

SSRS 2022 Install, Setup and Configuration

SSRS 2022 Install, Setup and Configuration

This article includes all of the steps you need to take to install and configure SQL Server Reporting Services 2022.

Python

Build Python Matplotlib Charts to Visualize Application Log DataBuild Python Matplotlib Charts to Visualize Application Log Data

In this article, we cover how to create charts using the Python Matplotlib library to help visualize application log data.

Azure Data Factory

Dynamically Move Multiple Tables in Bulk using Azure Data Factory ForEach and Lookup ActivitiesDynamically Move Multiple Tables in Bulk using Azure Data Factory ForEach and Lookup Activities

Learn how to use Azure Data Factory to dynamically move bulk data from multiple sources to a new destination using the ForEach and Lookup activities.

Azure

Azure Resource Management Templates to Simplify Cloud EntitiesAzure Resource Management Templates to Simplify Cloud Entities

In this article, we look at the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) tool to help you simplify management of your Azure resources.

Azure

Deploy and Configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual MachineDeploy and Configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual Machine

In this article, we walk through the steps on how to deploy and configure PostgreSQL on an Azure Virtual Machine.

Azure Databricks

Establish Secure Connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal Authentication with PySpark CodeEstablish Secure Connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal Authentication with PySpark Code

Learn how to establish secure connections to Azure SQL using Service Principal authentication and securely store keys in Azure Key Vault.

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Azure

Azure Analysis Services vs. Azure Synapse Analytics: What are the main differences?Azure Analysis Services vs. Azure Synapse Analytics: What are the main differences?

Learn about the similarities and differences of Azure Analysis Services versus Azure Synapse Analytics and why you would choose one over the other.

Reporting Services Development

Generate SSRS Report On Demand with PowerShell and a Web ServiceGenerate SSRS Report On Demand with PowerShell and a Web Service

Learn how to automate running an SSRS report with different parameters for each run using PowerShell code and a web service request.

Google Cloud

Autoscaling and Load Balancing Resources in the Google Cloud Platform for PerformanceAutoscaling and Load Balancing Resources in the Google Cloud Platform for Performance

Learn about autoscaling and load-balancing resources on the Google Cloud to help performance of your applications and database applications.

Power BI

Combine Text Strings in Power BI Using DAXCombine Text Strings in Power BI Using DAX

Learn various ways to concatenate strings in Power BI such as using CONCATENATE, COMBINEVALUES and using an ampersand.

SQL Server Management Studio

Learn about SQL SSMS Ports for SQL ServerLearn about SQL SSMS Ports for SQL Server

Learn about network ports used for SQL Server and how to find and use the correct port to connect to SQL Server using SSMS or any application.

Power BI

Refresh a Power BI Dataset using Microsoft Power AutomateRefresh a Power BI Dataset using Microsoft Power Automate

Learn how to refresh a Power BI dataset by integrating Power Automate into the report.

Tutorial

Simple way to export data from SQL ServerSimple way to export data from SQL Server

This section covers how to quickly export data from SQL Server using the SSIS export wizard.

Tutorial

Introduction to Numeric Regular Expressions for T-SQLIntroduction to Numeric Regular Expressions for T-SQL

In this tutorial we look at how to write regex to find numbers using T-SQL.

Tutorial

SELECT with WHERE and ORDER BYSELECT with WHERE and ORDER BY

We will look at a SQL SELECT statement where we using a WHERE clause to filter and ORDER BY to sort the results.

Whitepaper

How to Build a SANless SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance in Google Cloud PlatformHow to Build a SANless SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance in Google Cloud Platform

Learn how to build a SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Webcast

Trends in SQL Server Performance TuningTrends in SQL Server Performance Tuning

High performance for SQL Server based applications is unwritten rule and continues to be more challenging as database environments become more complex