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Edwin M Sarmiento

Next Webcast - Leveraging Storage Spaces Direct for SQL Server High Availability

In this webinar, learn how you can leverage Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) for deploying SQL Server FCIs to provide high availability to your SQL Server databases.

Author: Edwin M Sarmiento



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



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



Mohammed Moinudheen

How to change an Azure SQL Database Collation

In this tip we look at the steps you can follow to change the collation for an Azure SQL Database.

Author: Mohammed Moinudheen



Aaron Bertrand

Be Careful with Key Order in SQL Server Missing Index Recommendations

In this tip we look at the missing index recommendations that SQL Server automatically provides and why you should pay close attention to what is recommended and how you actually implement the new index.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



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



Arshad Ali

Using MERGE in SQL Server to insert, update and delete at the same time

In a typical data warehousing application, quite often during the ETL cycle you need to perform INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE operations on a TARGET table by matching the records from the SOURCE table. For example, a products dimension table has information a

Author: Arshad Ali



Edgewood Solutions

Date and Time Conversions Using SQL Server

There are many instances when dates and times don't show up at your doorstep in the format you'd like it to be, nor does the output of a query fit the needs of the people viewing it. One option is to format the data in the application itself. Another opti

Author: Edgewood Solutions



Greg Robidoux

How to determine SQL Server database transaction log usage

One crucial aspect of all databases is the transaction log. The transaction log is used to write all transactions prior to committing the data to the data file. In some circumstances the transaction logs can get quite large and not knowing what is in th

Author: Greg Robidoux



Aaron Bertrand

Creating a date dimension or calendar table in SQL Server

Read this tip to learn how to build and use a calendar table in SQL Server.

Author: Aaron Bertrand



Pablo Echeverria

Comprehensive SQL Server Monitoring Report via Email

In this tip we look at a way to get multiple result sets for monitoring different aspects of SQL Server in a nicely formatted email.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



John Miner

Text Extraction using the M Language with Power BI

In this article, we look at how to use the M Language to manipulate text data when working with Power BI.

Author: John Miner



Erica Woods

Leverage Your References to Increase Your Chances of Getting an Offer

Most job seekers view providing references as a company requirement, but you should be viewing this as a crucial and impactful piece of your candidate marketing strategy to differentiate yourself and gain an advantage over other applicants.

Author: Erica Woods



Bhavesh Patel

Optimize Moving SQL Server Data From One Table to Another Table

In this tip we look at different ways to move SQL Server data from one table to another table as well as the results I saw with each approach.

Author: Bhavesh Patel



Maria Zakourdaev

Importing JSON formatted data into SQL Server

In this tip we look at different ways to import JSON data files into SQL Server using OPENROWSET and Python scripts.

Author: Maria Zakourdaev



Bhavesh Patel

Optimize Moving SQL Server Data From One Table to Another Table

In this tip we look at different ways to move SQL Server data from one table to another table as well as the results I saw with each approach.

Author: Bhavesh Patel



Siddharth Mehta

Image Processing with R and SQL Server 2017

In this tip we look at how we can process images like scaling, morphing, annotating and more in SQL Server 2017 using R.

Author: Siddharth Mehta



Cate Murray

10 Key Fields for a Strong LinkedIn Profile

Love it or hate it, online digital social media background checks are happening in today’s job search. Take a look at these tips to make sure you build a profile that will get you hired not fired.

Author: Cate Murray



Koen Verbeeck

Reading SharePoint Lists with Integration Services 2017

In this tip we look at how to extract data from a SharePoint list using a SSIS package with the built-in components.

Author: Koen Verbeeck



Graham Okely

Demonstrate a SQL Server Architecture with Lego

In this tip we look at how to build a physical model of your SQL Server configuration to help illustrate the configuration and benefits.

Author: Graham Okely



Derek Colley

What's in a DTU? Choosing the right resource model and service tier for Azure DB

This tip will define the key terms of an Azure DB and provide more information on the levels of service each combination provides.

Author: Derek Colley



Diana Moldovan

SQL Server Service Broker Error Receiving Data - 10054 (An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.)

In this tip we look at how to troubleshoot and fix SQL Server Service Broker error receiving data 10054 existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.

Author: Diana Moldovan



Scott Murray

SQL Server Reporting Services Rest API

In this tip we look at how to use the new REST API for accessing certain meta data details concerning SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

Author: Scott Murray



Pablo Echeverria

Comprehensive SQL Server Monitoring Report via Email

In this tip we look at a way to get multiple result sets for monitoring different aspects of SQL Server in a nicely formatted email.

Author: Pablo Echeverria



Manvendra Singh

SQL Server Replication Interview Questions and Answers

In this tip we cover some question related to SQL Server replication along with the answers that you may be asked during a SQL Server DBA interview.

Author: Manvendra Singh







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