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Devin Gallagher

Next Webcast - Simplify SQL Server Database Development

If you are new to a specific platform, you may not be familiar with how it differs from what you might be used to in SQL Server. A tool like Aqua Data Studio can help to streamline development across multiple database platforms, by simplifying...

Author: Devin Gallagher



Aaron Bertrand

Execute a Command in the Context of Each Database in SQL Server - Part 2

In this tip we look at how to execute the same T-SQL command for multiple SQL Server databases and including additional options to control what is run.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Alejandro Cobar

Script to obtain most recent SQL Server backup information for all databases

In this tip we look at a T-SQL script that you can use to get the latest backup information for all of your SQL Server databases. In addition, there is a PowerShell option do this for multiple servers.

Author: Alejandro Cobar



Simon Liew

How to Perform an Online Page Level Restore in SQL Server

In this tip we walk through the steps of how to complete an online page level restore in SQL Server.

Author: Simon Liew



Ranga Babu

Dynamic Snapshots in SQL Server Merge Replication

In this tip we look at how to partition SQL Server replication snapshots and apply them to subscribers using an alternative location for the snapshot.

Author: Ranga Babu



Artemakis Artemiou

How to Get Started with SQL Server and .NET

In this tip we look at a simple example to get you started with developing a .NET application that connects to SQL Server.

Author: Artemakis Artemiou



Daniel Farina

Scheduling SQL Server Tasks on Linux Part 2: Advanced Cron Topics

In this tip we look at some additional commands that you can use to manage cron jobs that you setup on Linux to manage SQL Server tasks and other tasks.

Author: Daniel Farina



Ben Snaidero

Compare PUSH vs PULL Data Copy Performance in SQL Server

In this tip we look at different ways to copy data from one SQL Server to another and the performance impact of doing a push or pull of data between servers.

Author: Ben Snaidero



Esat Erkec

Enter and Edit Data in SQL Server Reporting Services

In this tip we show how you can create additional tables and add data on the fly when building reports using Report Builder for SQL Server Reporting Services.

Author: Esat Erkec



Nai Biao Zhou

Including Predetermined Datasets in a Microsoft Database Project

In this tip we look at how to include fixed data sets to be included with a Microsoft database project when deploying the project to a database server.

Author: Nai Biao Zhou



Joe Gavin

Create a SQL Server Performance Monitor Dashboard in the Azure Portal

In this tip we look at how to create custom dashboard in the Azure Portal for monitoring SQL Server and other metrics.

Author: Joe Gavin



Pablo Echeverria

SQL Server Parallelism Overview

In this tip we look at an overview of SQL Server parallelism and how this can improve performance of your queries.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



Nisarg Upadhyay

Add new article to existing publication for SQL Server Transactional Replication

In this tip we look at how to add new articles to an existing publication using SQL Server Management Studio.

Author: Nisarg Upadhyay



Erica Woods

10 Reflection Areas to Guide Professional Performance Improvement

In our quests to always be growing and improving, both personally and professionally, here are 10 reflection areas and example questions we have identified to help you determine possible improvement focus areas to take your performance to the next level.

Author: Erica Woods



Aaron Bertrand

New Command in SQL Server 2019 ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION

In SQL Server 2019 there is a lot more automation built into the system allowing you to easily add sensitive data labels to columns, which will get pulled into audits by default.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Jeffrey Yao

Discovering New System Objects and Functions in SQL Server 2019

In this tip we look at how to discover new system objects and functions in SQL Server 2019 by comparing to SQL Server 2017.

Author: Jeffrey Yao







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