SQL Server Scripts Tips

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SubCategory Tip Title Author
All Tips How to move a project from CodePlex to GitHub Andy Novick
Administration Executing a TSQL batch multiple times using GO Greg Robidoux
Administration Obtain Exclusive Access to a SQL Server Database Jeremy Kadlec
Attach and Detach Script to attach multiple SQL Server MDF files Eli Leiba
Auditing Auto generate SQL Server UPDATE triggers for data auditing Ranga Narasimhan
Backups Script to check that backup files still exist for SQL Server Thomas LaRock
CTE Fix SQL Server CTE Maximum Recursion Exhausted Error Ahmad Yaseen
CTE How to use SQL Server CTEs to make your T-SQL code readable by humans Andy Brown
CTE SQL Server CTE and XML Recursion Script Bhavesh Patel
Cursors Iterate through SQL Server database objects without cursors Arshad Ali
Cursors Making a more reliable and flexible sp_MSforeachdb Aaron Bertrand
Cursors Run same command on all SQL Server databases without cursors Tim Ford
File System Accessing OLE and COM Objects from SQL Server using OLE Automation Stored Procedures Derek Colley
File System File Validation in SQL Server with xp_fileexist stored procedure Jeremy Kadlec
File System SQL Server Script to Create Windows Directories Tim Ford
Logins Script SQL Server Logins for Disaster Recovery K. Brian Kelley
Processes Capture all statements for a SQL Server session Greg Robidoux
Processes Kill SQL Server Process Ids (spids) Jeremy Kadlec
Reporting Stored procedure to generate HTML tables for SQL Server query output Eli Leiba
Schema Save SQL Server Database Structure as Json Mircea Dragan
Search Find text strings in character data types using SQL Server LIKE Operator Greg Robidoux
Search Finding and listing all columns in a SQL Server database with default values Tim Ford
Search List columns and attributes for every table in a SQL Server database Tim Ford
Search Scan a SQL Server Database for Objects and Columns Containing a Given Text Value Ken Simmons
Search Search all string columns in all SQL Server databases Aaron Bertrand
Search Search all String Columns in all SQL Server Tables or Views Aaron Bertrand
Search Searching and finding a string value in all columns in a SQL Server table Greg Robidoux
Search SQL Server Find and Replace Values in All Tables and All Text Columns Greg Robidoux
Security Script to Find and Drop All Orphaned Users in All SQL Server Databases Dale Kelly
Storage Use T-SQL to Find Folders Using the Most Disk Space Eli Leiba
Strings Splitting Delimited Strings Using XML in SQL Server Divya Agrawal
Strings Standardize SQL Server data with text lookup and replace function Greg Robidoux
Tables SQL Server Row Count for all Tables in a Database Dattatrey Sindol
Transaction Logs Script to find oldest open SQL Server transaction Eli Leiba
Troubleshooting Issues with SQLCMD when using special characters Daniel Farina
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