What is the performance advantage of using a snapshot of a database for reporting purposes? The way I see it, it would probably downgrade performance since for every write in the original database, ...
I have more than 8 databases and all are in a SQL Server environment. I need to extract data from specific tables (more than 50 tables) of each database and dump into a central database for reporting ...
I've noticed that for Crystal Reports made by our organization and by some of our ERA software providers have a tendency to use physical tables for their reports' data sets, rather than using a view ...
Could I realistically use SQL Server Express as a distributor database for transactional replication?
We have a group of users within my company that are running reports directly against our production database. It has gotten to the point where they are hammering it enough to cause performance issues ...