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SQL Replication Error - the row was not found at the Subscriber when applying the replicated UPDATE command

SQL Replication Error - the row was not found at the Subscriber when applying the replicated UPDATE command

Learn how to fix replication error the row was not found at the Subscriber when applying the replicated UPDATE command for Table with Primary Key(s).

SQL Quick Reference Guide

SQL Quick Reference Guide

This guide outlines aspects of working with SQL along with several links to resources to help you better understand how to use the SQL language.

Rank and Sort Data Based on Multiple Columns in Power BI with DAX

Rank and Sort Data Based on Multiple Columns in Power BI with DAX

This article describes two approaches to allow you to rank and sort data based on multiple columns in Power BI.

TSQL

SQL FROM Query Examples and SyntaxSQL FROM Query Examples and Syntax

Learn about the SQL FROM clause to create tables, alter tables, views, aliases, join tables, subqueries, and DELETE FROM in queries.

Artificial Intelligence

Google Gemini - Generative AI Tool for SQL ProfessionalsGoogle Gemini - Generative AI Tool for SQL Professionals

This article looks at using Google's artificial intelligence tool Gemini to build and explain T-SQL code.

Professional Development Certifications

AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Exam Study GuideAZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Exam Study Guide

Check out this article for lots of study links and resources to help you pass the Microsoft exam AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies.

Python

Python Variables and Data TypesPython Variables and Data Types

Learn about different data types using Python along with how to create and use variables in Python.

Microsoft Fabric

Automatic Table Maintenance in Microsoft Fabric Warehouse - Checkpointing and Statistics - Part 2Automatic Table Maintenance in Microsoft Fabric Warehouse - Checkpointing and Statistics - Part 2

Learn about table maintenance in the Fabric Warehouse such as Checkpointing and Statistics and what you should know about these maintenance tasks.

TSQL

Replace a SQL WHILE Loop with Set Based Logic in T-SQLReplace a SQL WHILE Loop with Set Based Logic in T-SQL

This article shows ways to replace a SQL WHILE loop with set-based logic to improve SQL Server performance when dealing with a lot of data.

Dynamic Management Views and Functions

Data Management Views (DMVs) Comparison for SQL Server 2019 and Azure SQL DatabaseData Management Views (DMVs) Comparison for SQL Server 2019 and Azure SQL Database

In this article, we look at Data Management Views (DMVs) differences between a SQL Server 2019 instance and Azure SQL Database.

Deprecated Features

How to Manage SQL Server Deprecated FeaturesHow to Manage SQL Server Deprecated Features

Learn about deprecated features in SQL Server, if it is bad to use them, and what you should do if you are using them.

Azure Data Factory

Gaining Insights from Azure Data Factory Per Pipeline Billing DetailsGaining Insights from Azure Data Factory Per Pipeline Billing Details

In this article, learn how to configure per pipeline billing in Azure Data Factory to view and analyze per-pipeline costs.

Trending Resources

Functions System

SQL WAITFOR Command to Delay SQL Code ExecutionSQL WAITFOR Command to Delay SQL Code Execution

In this article, we look at the SQL Server WAITFOR command to allow delays in processing either for a specified time or a set amount of time.

Reporting Services Development

SSRS IIF, Switch and Choose Functions for Dynamic and Appealing ReportsSSRS IIF, Switch and Choose Functions for Dynamic and Appealing Reports

Learn how to use IIF, Switch and Choose logical functions in SSRS reports to make your reports more dynamic and more appealing to report users.

TSQL

Build Conditional SQL Server Logic - SQL IF, BEGIN, END, ELSE, ELSEIF Build Conditional SQL Server Logic - SQL IF, BEGIN, END, ELSE, ELSEIF

Learn how to build conditional logic when writing SQL code using IF, BEGIN, END, ELSE, and ELSEIF logic.

Tutorial

SQL Server Stored Procedure TutorialSQL Server Stored Procedure Tutorial

This tutorial look at how to create stored procedures in SQL Server to be able to reuse the code for various purposes.

Tutorial

Creating a Snowflake Database Schema and TablesCreating a Snowflake Database Schema and Tables

In this part of the tutorial we will see different methods for creating database objects.

Tutorial

Type of Triggers in SQL ServerType of Triggers in SQL Server

In this section we will see that there are different types of triggers depending on the type of the event that fires the trigger, such as DML, DDL and

Whitepaper

SQL Server Performance Tuning ChecklistSQL Server Performance Tuning Checklist

This SQL Server checklist will serve as a starting point to help determine what steps might make sense as part of a performance improvement effort.

Webcast

Disaster: LIVE! - SQL Server from disaster to operationalDisaster: LIVE! - SQL Server from disaster to operational

This event will guide you through a few simulated disasters of SQL Server to see the steps to follow to go from disaster to operational.

Webcast

SQL Server Maintenance Tasks You Probably Aren't DoingSQL Server Maintenance Tasks You Probably Aren't Doing

This webinar will cover a series of SQL Server maintenance items that are much less popular, but still important and should be a part your DBA tasks.