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Dave Bermingham

Next Webcast - SQL Server in The Cloud: High Availability and Disaster Recovery in Azure, AWS and Google

If you are considering moving your SQL Server instances to "The Cloud" you will need to have a plan in place for both high availability and disaster recovery. In this webinar, we will examine the three top public cloud providers and what they have to offe

Author: Dave Bermingham



Siddharth Mehta

Visualizing patterns in high voluminous data using Hexbin Scatterplot in Power BI

In this tip we look at how we can setup and use a Hexbin Scatterplot in Power BI.

Author: Siddharth Mehta



Jeffrey Yao

Using Regular Expressions to Manipulate Text in SQL Server Management Studio 2017

In this tip we look at how we can use the built-in RegEx features in SSMS 2017 to manipulate and reformat T-SQL code.

Author: Jeffrey Yao



Tim Ford

Run same command on all SQL Server databases without cursors

There are times when I find myself needing to run a SQL command against each database on one of my SQL Server instances. There is a handy undocumented stored procedure that allows you to do this without needing to set up a cursor against your sysdatabases

Author: Tim Ford



Jugal Shah

Resolving could not open a connection to SQL Server errors

Sometimes you may have issues connecting to SQL Server and you may get messages such as "Could not open a connection to SQL Server". In this tip we look at different things you can check to resolve this issue.

Author: Jugal Shah



Sergey Gigoyan

Storing passwords in a secure way in a SQL Server database

In this tip we look at how to safely store passwords in a SQL Server database.

Author: Sergey Gigoyan



Maria Zakourdaev

Receive SQL Server Alerts through Slack

In this tip we look at how we can use Python and SQL Server 2017 to send alerts from SQL Server to Slack messaging service.

Author: Maria Zakourdaev



Daniel Farina

SQL Server could not spawn FRunCommunicationsManager thread

Yesterday, when I started the SQL Server service, I received the following error message: "SQL Server could not spawn FRunCommunicationsManager thread. Check the SQL Server error log and the Windows event logs for information about possible related proble

Author: Daniel Farina



Scott Murray

Power BI Layouts and Themes

In this tip we look at how to use Power BI Layouts and Custom Themes as a design template for Power BI Reports.

Author: Scott Murray



Erica Woods

Addressing and Dealing with Conflict Interview Question

In this professional development tip we look at how best to respond to the interview question how do you deal with conflict.

Author: Erica Woods



Jeremy Kadlec

SQL Server High Performance and Cost Savings in the Cloud with DataCore Software

Learn about how to achieve SQL Server High Performance and Cost Savings in the Cloud with DataCore Software by enabling your applications to be more responsive and improve the user experience by improving I/O concurrency and reducing I/O latency.

Author: Jeremy Kadlec



Jugal Shah

Steps to change the server name for a SQL Server machine

In this tip we look at the steps within SQL Server you need to follow if you change the physical server name for a standalone SQL Server.

Author: Jugal Shah



Maria Zakourdaev

Receive SQL Server Alerts through Slack

In this tip we look at how we can use Python and SQL Server 2017 to send alerts from SQL Server to Slack messaging service.

Author: Maria Zakourdaev



Sergey Gigoyan

Understanding SQL Server Transaction Savepoints

In this tip we cover how to use SQL Server transaction savepoints and how the impact transactions.

Author: Sergey Gigoyan



Kenneth Krehbiel

SQL Server Reporting Services Multi-Value Parameter - Wildcard Usage

When using a multi-value SSRS report parameter, it can be challenging to create a wildcard character used to run the report without respect for that parameter. In this tip we look at how to solve this challenge.

Author: Kenneth Krehbiel



Manvendra Singh

How to Install SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle Part 1

In this tip we look at how to install the SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle.

Author: Manvendra Singh



Rajendra Gupta

Creating custom insight widgets in SQL Operations Studio

In this tip we look at how to create custom insight widgets in SQL Operations Studio as well as how to build drill down detail features.

Author: Rajendra Gupta



Daniel Farina

Install SQL Operations Studio on Ubuntu Linux

In this tip we look at how to install SQL Operations Studio on Ubuntu Linux.

Author: Daniel Farina



Aaron Bertrand

Data cleanup in SQL Server becomes more important with GDPR

In this tip we look at what SQL Server does with data once it has been deleted and whether the data really does go away or not.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Pablo Echeverria

Script to Distribute Existing SQL Server Full Text Indexes Across Multiple Catalogs

In this tip we look at a script that can distribute existing full text indexes into multiple catalogs instead of having all indexes in one catalog.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



Greg Robidoux

Troubleshooting SQL Server sp_send_dbmail Error Failed to Initialize SQLCMD Library

In this tip we look at how to help troubleshoot SQL Server error Msg 22050, Level 16, State 1, Line 0 Failed to initialize sqlcmd library with error number -2147467259 when using sp_send_dbmail when using a query.

Author: Greg Robidoux



Quest

Whitepaper - SQL Server DBA Trends and Challenges

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...

Author: Quest



SIOS

Secrets to Fast, Easy High Availability for SQL Server in Amazon Web Services

Moving SQL Server from an on-premises data center to a public cloud such as AWS can enable your business to be more agile and more responsive to changing market requirements and customer needs.

Author: SIOS



Ameena Lalani

Benefits of using SQL Server Temporal Tables to Propagate Changes, Compression and Indexing - Part 3

In this tip, we look at some additional benefits of temporal tables like schema changes being propagated to history tables, compression and indexing.

Author: Ameena Lalani



Tim Smith

SQL Server Regex Tutorial

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

Author: Tim Smith



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