This tag is for SQL Server 2008, major build version 10.00.xxxx.

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Track record deltas/changes on SQL Server 2008

Trying to build some sort of ETL process that copies rows from SQL Server into Elasticsearch indexing server. My ETL process should be able: Detect new rows inserted to the SQL Server table. Detect ...
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Coalesce per row - get all Detail IDs grouped per HeaderRow e.g. Invoice1 | 1,2,3 Invoice 2 | 4,5,6

I have the following demo data (taken from Adventureworks) SalesOrderNumber SalesOrderDetailID SO43659 12 SO43659 11 SO43659 8 SO43659 9 SO43660 ...
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Indexes and their uses [closed]

Index improve performance in select statement, but what is the difference between this create clustered index ix_index1 on table1(col1) create clustered index ix_index2 on table1(col2) and this ...
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Index Maintenance Plan

At our organisation we are migrating to SQL Server from visual foxpro dbf and hence had no maintenance plans and have no DBA. We have gone through our backup plans and Index maintenance is only index ...
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Using the “Select Top (100) percent vs. Select * , or selecting any column” [closed]

I wrote the first query below that I was hopeing to give me the exact same results that the 2nd query does, but it seems there is one recrod different: SELECT DocumentSourceName FROM ...
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Centralized master data shared among other several DBs

I'm researching and investigating about all possible ways to create a master data database for my portfolio of applications. To give you a quick overview, an example will come in handy: I want to ...
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change display of rows into single row in SQL server 2008

I have created a db that contains the following 2 small tables Here is the db script USE [Test1July] GO /****** Object: Table [dbo].[Hotels] Script Date: 07/01/2014 22:33:33 ******/ SET ...
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Is it ok to change from full recovery to simple recovery in Sql Server

I have an old database - a users membership/role that was setup automatically by an ASP.Net 2 application years ago: The Sql Server version currently running is: Sql Server 10.5.1617 The users ...
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How to Sum Each Enum Value in a Different Column and Don't Repeat Person's Name?

Let's say I have a table with SellerId, DateTime, ProductType to register each time a a Seller sells a product. The ProductType is from ENUM type with { 0=Phone, 1=Recharge, 2=SimCard }. Then I have a ...
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Virtual Log Files (VLFs) Fragmentation

I have a database with 160 VLFs. How do I determine whether the VLFs are fragmented? Further, how do I find the percentage of fragmentation? Another thing that I want to confirm: Are the following ...
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Adding Data to Multiple Tables Using Single Query [closed]

I want to add data to multiple tables using a single INSERT INTO query, can I do this? Please guide me and provide me syntax if this is possible.
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High Service Broker queue

My production database suffers from a large Service Broker message queue. It is around 2 million. I would like to decrease it as small as possible. I have tried dbcc ...
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Get data per Customer and per Date

How will I get the all the date even though there is no order between two dates? Sample Table OrderID | Date | CusID 33942 | 6-21-2014 | 6005 34059 | 6-20-2014 | 4003 53333 | ...
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SSIS - the 1st item in the data flow package view always imports way slower than the others

In the SSIS data flow task, I've been importing CSV files to my SQL Server via Flat File Source -> OLE DB Destination. When I'm setting things up in the package design preview, if I have just one ...
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How do I analyse DBCC Showcontig of a table? [closed]

Can somebody help me how to analyse the DBCC SHOWCONTIG output for a table. Before: Table: 'table1' (795); index ID: 0, database ID: 7 TABLE level scan performed. - Pages ...
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UPDATE not working properly with linked server

Please see a question I asked here earlier: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24324823/update-not-working-properly-with-linked-server Dommer suggested using OPENQUERY and this does appear to resolve ...
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Check if any user uses a database? [duplicate]

I'm going to drop a database. I want to monitor if any user is still using the database for a couple of months. Besides profiler, is there a better way to monitoring activities on a database?
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Making a Database Online [closed]

I am so confused with this issue, I have vb.net application and it has a sql database . Now, I want this application to access the sql server from anywhere , because there are many clients sharing ...
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Stored procedure taking much longer than query [closed]

I have a simple code segment that runs in about 1 second when run alone, but more than 5 minutes when deployed as a stored procedure. I'm using sql server 2008. Unfortunately, I can't post the code ...
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Proper Shutdown of SQL Servers in a Cluster

I was just wondering what the best approach should be for shutting down an Active/Active Cluster where both nodes need to be shutdown for disk maintenance. I was thinking of this process: Open ...
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How to get the first or last row in ordered result set, depending by column value?

I have the follwoing result set from the table PUNCHREPORT EMPLID Name PUNCHDATE PUNCHTIME DEVICETYPE .................................................................. 70 ...
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Reducing log files? [duplicate]

I have a database that has a log file of nearly 80 GB. Database size 180 GB. The recovery is set to Full. What is the correct way to shrink the log file without using the shrink option in SSMS as ...
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Table Data Space Used Confusion

I have a heap table with around 700k rows. The rowsize is 34 bytes: (1x BIGINT, 2x SMALLINT, 2x BIT, 4X INT, 1x SMALLDATETIME). Why does Data Space Used say this table is taking up nearly 4000000KB ...
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What does Reinitialize All Subscriptions actually do to the databases

I tried to find the answer and came across these MSDN pages but they don't actually explain what happens really: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms152771.aspx ...
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Joining tables with one to many relationship

Hi I have a service ticketing system database (SQL Server 2008) which i want to get the hour elapsed for the tickets. One table contained the Ticket number and the created date/time while the other ...
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Constrain referenced rows to two different tables to belong to the same row in another table

Apologies for the potentially confusing question title. I struggled to make it generic! I am designing a wildlife recording database. An observer goes to a site and records the occurences of species ...
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combining two CTE in a single query

Here i have two CTE and i need to select values from these two CTE as a single query. I can able to select values from a single CTE at a time but i dont know like how to merge these two CTE and select ...
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Why is one of these queries orders of magnitude slower than the other?

Sorry for the vague headline question. Essentially, and I know this is generally terrible practice, but I have query with nested subqueries as follows: SELECT * FROM ibt1 WHERE basetype = 60 ...
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Is it possible to have the transaction log file write to a disk on a remote machine?

For the SQL server transaction log file, it is possible to set its target file to a disk on a remote machine? I am working on a BI project. In its current iteration, when the data warehouse ...
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getting error incorrect syntax near @certificate

I have created a certificate and now I want to remove certificate signature and drop the certificate. When I supply the certificate name directly it is working but when I'm making use of local ...
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SQL Server : slowness / CPU issues [closed]

We have a SQL Server with about 15 databases and about 60 + users accessing any of these databases. Each database is designed to serve different data set (meaning - we have multiple roles in each ...
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How to get the nTH row in ordered result set?

I have the follwoing result set from the table PUNCHREPORT EMPLID Name PUNCHDATE PUNCHTIME DEVICETYPE .................................................................. 70 ...
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SQL Server : delete user to make it “dbo”

I want to set one of the Active Directory users I have in my database as the owner of the database. But I know this user is used on many scripts and Excel pivot tables. Now if I delete the user from ...
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How to restore Network backup to Network Path in SQL Server 2005?

I am trying to restore network backup file to network path.. is there any way to do it? I am using SQL Server 2005 and code.... RESTORE DATABASE DB_NAme FROM DISK = ...
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SQL Server Management Studio is not available

When I installed SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU.exe I am not able to connect to my server. In the image (1) session, I am not getting server name. Also in (2) session also I am not getting it. Is there ...
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SQL Server Backup and Query Execution

Is SQL Server Backup affects the query execution performance? Is there an effect while running the SQL Server backup in remote query execution? Thanks.
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Error while taking backup in SQL Server

Before few month box of SQL has been crashed. We have almost database back with some tools and running application smoothly on it. But when i try to take backup of database at that time it gives error ...
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Database deployment script for SQL Server 2008 has different behaviors

Using Visual Studio 2008, I have compared schemas between remote SQL Server database with scripts hosted in a TFS server. The goal was to generate a migration script that would update the remote ...
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Possible schema corruption. Run DBCC CHECKCATALOG

Good Evening to all. I was working with sql server 2008. Thing i did: Actually i was noticed that the free space available in C drive reaches below 1 GB .So i thought to Club the D drive with C ...
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Data type in SQL Server 2008 [closed]

If I want to store both values in single variable means in 'days' variable, it should accept 1 day as well 1.5 days. In this case which data type i should use in sql server 2008? Thanks in ...
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How to improve this query performance by indexing properly?

I have following select query, and I need to improve the performance of this query. Can anyone suggest me how to convert the clustered index scan to index seek? DECLARE @now DateTime; DECLARE ...
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How to restore symmetric key on the new database?

I have an issue with symmetric key restoring on the another database. I have table in the first(old) database with encrypted column.(The table contains encrypted data) The key in the old database has ...
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Why isn't my new index/table being created on the filegroup I specify?

Results from @@Version Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SP3) - 10.0.5500.0 (X64) Sep 21 2011 22:45:45 Copyright (c) 1988-2008 Microsoft Corporation Enterprise Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 6.1 ...
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How to improve this queries performance by indexing properly?

Hi here i have a query and i need to improve the performance of this query.Can anyone suggest me like how to convert the clustered index scan to index seek. DECLARE @now DateTime; DECLARE ...
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Network and memory waits after massive ALTER

We had to do a massive ALTER to our DB, changing one central table's PK to BIGINT due to approaching ID's generated in the 2 billion range. Due to this, several hundred referencing keys and indexes ...
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Performance hit of CONVERT from nvarchar to money (SQL Server)

I have a dollar amount value, that for historical reasons has always just been stored in an nvarchar field. Now that we are storing many more rows than we have in the past, and are using this field to ...
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Using ODBC Connection to Access Firebird Database

I have an ODBC connection to a Firebird database that tests successfully. Is there a way to use this ODBC connection within SQL Server 2008 R2 to access the tables? I haven't used Linked Servers ...
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How to view contents of .sdf file?

I want to view contents of .sdf file but im not able to open the file, is there any way to open thi file and see its contents, could anyone please help on this?
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After Restore Log_reuse_wait_desc of Replication

I'm wondering if anybody has ran into this issue before and has any suggestions on what's causing it/how to fix it. We are restoring a database into lower Dev environments and after the restore the ...
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Transactional Replication

SQL server 2008 R2. I have set up transactional replication on 40 tables in a database (other tables don't replicate). There was an issue in the morning and it is fixed now. I resynchronised the ...