I read about the GOOGLEFINANCE function with Google Sheets as a convenient way to get historical and current data for stocks. Please demonstrate a solution for passing data for a bunch of stocks from the Google Finance site to a SQL Server database using
One of your last lines of defense for just about any system is to have a backup in place in case there is a need to recover some or all of your data. This is also true for SQL Server. In this tutorial we will discuss selecting the correct recovery models, what backup options are available, and how to create backups using T-SQL commands and SQL Server Management Studio.
The INFORMATION_SCHEMA views allow you to retrieve metadata about the objects within a database. These views can be found in the master database under Views / System Views and be called from any database in your SQL Server instance. In this tutorial we look at some of these INFORMATION_SCHEMA views and how they can be used.
In this tutorial we will cover some of the common issues with performance such as: deadlocks, blocking, missing and unused indexes, I/O bottlenecks, poor query plans, statistics, wait stats and fragmentation.
Register for the webinar and join Dave Bermingham, Microsoft Clustering and Datacenter MVP, to discuss ways to protect SQL in a VMware environment without sacrificing IT flexibility or important VMware features, and whether you can have a cluster and multi-site replication with VMware. Bring your thoughts and questions to this interactive session.
Uptime Infrastructure Monitor is a comprehensive monitoring solution for your entire environment, including SQL Server. In this democast learn how administrators can setup any number of infrastructure elements to monitor as well as define an unlimited number of user groups and user notification options to ensure the right people get access to the information they need.
Data professionals recognize that a well-managed data architecture makes their jobs easier, but sometimes itís a challenge to implement a process for consistency across platforms and team members. In this democast learn how to create physical models for multiple platforms from the same logical model in ER/Studio Data Architect.
Many people often refer to data as an asset, especially today. There are endless possibilities of slicing and mining every ounce of information out of it. Every security professional will tell you that it's actually a liability. Data breaches are expensive, damaging, and seen all too often. As data value of data grows the liability grows at the same rate. This webinar is focused on securing your data in SQL Server. Join me as I discuss how to secure your data and share tips on logins, roles, permissions, and more.