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Douglas Walsh

Next Webcast - Make Your SQL Servers Comply with SQL Compliance Manager

Database administrators have a heavy load when it comes to ensuring that their SQL Server environment complies to industry regulations such as CIS, DISA STIG, HIPAA, NERC, PCI DSS, and SOX. Join us to see the latest enhancements for SQL Server compliance

Author: Douglas Walsh



Ben Snaidero

SQL Server Indexing Tutorial

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.

Author: Ben Snaidero



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



Siddharth Mehta

Read and Write Excel files in real-time with R in SQL Server 2017

In this tip we look at how you can use R in SQL Server 2017 to read and write Excel files in real time.

Author: Siddharth Mehta



Joe Gavin

Getting Sysadmin Access to SQL Server When Locked Out

In this tip we look at how to gain sysadmin level access to SQL Server if there is no other login to access SQL Server with sysadmin privileges.

Author: Joe Gavin



Ashish Kumar Mehta

Connecting to SQL Server Using SQLCMD Utility

In this tip we cover how to connect to a SQL Server Database Engine using the SQLCMD utility with Windows Authentication and SQL Server Authentication.

Author: Ashish Kumar Mehta



Chad Churchwell

Concatenate SQL Server Columns into a String with CONCAT()

I need to produce mailing labels from my SQL Server database so I am using the + sign for concatenation the first, middle, and last names together. The issue I see is I get NULL for a lot of rows. This makes me unable to produce the full names. What are

Author: Chad Churchwell



Tim Smith

Handling error converting data type varchar to numeric in SQL Server

Error converting data type varchar to numeric may occur when trying to import data that looks like numbers, but doesn't act like a number. Read how to solve this issue.

Author: Tim Smith



K. Brian Kelley

Recovering a SQL Server TDE Encrypted Database Successfully

I have been tasked with setting up Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) on a database with sensitive information. I need to know the steps to restore this backup to another instance.

Author: K. Brian Kelley




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Basit Farooq

How to migrate a SQL Server database to a lower version

After recently upgrading a SQL Server instance to SQL Server 2012 a few days ago, you noticed that your application is not functioning properly. You decided to roll back the upgrade by downgrading the SQL Server database engine to SQL Server 2008 R2. Aft

Author: Basit Farooq



Joe Gavin

Getting Sysadmin Access to SQL Server When Locked Out

In this tip we look at how to gain sysadmin level access to SQL Server if there is no other login to access SQL Server with sysadmin privileges.

Author: Joe Gavin



Jayendra Viswanathan

Creating Indexes with SQL Server Management Studio

In this tip we do an overview of how to create indexes using SQL Server Management Studio.

Author: Jayendra Viswanathan



Rajendra Gupta

SQL Server Management Studio 17.x Important Features

In this tip we look at some new features in SQL Server Management Studio 17.x.

Author: Rajendra Gupta



Greg Robidoux

Determining space used for all tables in a SQL Server database

In this tip we look at a simple way to get the amount of space used for all tables in a SQL Server database.

Author: Greg Robidoux



Mohammed Moinudheen

How to restore a SQL Server database to another server after disabling TDE

In this tip we look at different ways you can restore a TDE enabled database to another server after disabling TDE.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen



Koen Verbeeck

Optimizing Type 2 Slowly Changing Dimensions in Integration Services - Part 2

In this tip we continue our discussion on how to implement a slowly changing dimension type 2 in SQL Server Integration Services.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Ameena Lalani

Reasons to Upgrade to SQL Server 2017

Check out this tip that covers some of the reasons to upgrade to SQL Server 2017 and some of the new features that it has to offer.

Author: Ameena Lalani



K. Brian Kelley

Data Modeling: Understanding First Normal Form in SQL Server

In this tip we take a look at understanding what first normal form is for data modeling and how it applies in SQL Server.

Author: K. Brian Kelley



Pablo Echeverria

Increase PowerShell available commands in a SQL Server Agent Job step

In this tip we take a look at how you can use all PowerShell commands when using SQL Server Agent versus the limited set available with SQLPS.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



Simon Liew

How to Quickly Copy Data Using SQL Server Data Tool (SSDT)

In this tip we look at how to quickly define a table and data mapping between the source and destination using SSDT.

Author: Simon Liew



Esat Erkec

Locally Weighted Scatterplot Smoothing (Lowess) approach in Power BI

In this tip, we will define some essential statistics terms about Lowess and demonstrate how to use this in Power BI.

Author: Esat Erkec



Graham Okely

Managing your active SQL Server instance list using PHP

In this tip we will look at a simple way to manage your list of SQL Server instances using PHP and SQL Server.

Author: Graham Okely



Tim Smith

How to Query Arrays, Hash Tables and Strings with PowerShell

In this tip we'll look at working with common PowerShell objects for sets, such as arrays, hash tables, and in some cases strings.

Author: Tim Smith



Cate Murray

6 Ways to Add Value to Your LinkedIn Network

We have compiled our top recommendations of ways to stay top of mind and add value to your LinkedIn network.

Author: Cate Murray







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