Microsoft's SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It originated from the Sybase SQL Server codebase, which is why both products use the extension of SQL called Transact-SQL (T-SQL).

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How can I eliminate this costly index seek operation from my query?

I have two tables in Sql Server 2008 that look something like this: Transaction_Details: Dataset, Department, Charge_ID, Transaction_Type, dos_month, post_month, amount ...
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Security Question

Hello guys I have a question I have a group in that group a user shouldn't have syadmin permissions but he must be on that group. He has his login map by the group and his windows login on sql ...
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SQL Server monthly Backup

Im pretty new to SQL and some employee asked me if is possible to make monthly database backups. We do daily full backups to NAS server via cobian and we use SQL Server Management Studio to make ...
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How to “hack-drop” a database snapshot after SQL Server upgrade has botched it

I'm dealing with an issue where database snapshots cannot be dropped after SQL Server has been upgraded to 2014. The snapshots are defunct but cannot be dropped. Now although the Connect item has a ...
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Is outputting to both a result set and a temporary table possible?

I have a stored procedure that I need to both output the result set to the user and use a piece of information in the result set to possibly output other result sets. Here is a basic schema of what I ...
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How can I change the data source of a linked report?

I'm in a situation where multiple "customers" will be running the same report, but against a different database (with the exact same structure). What I've done so far is created a generic "Deploy" ...
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SQL Server Projects in Visual Studio 2013 [closed]

I am looking for information regarding Visual Studio 2013 and working with SQL Server projects. We are currently working on a project where we are using a database that already exists and is used by ...
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Sql Server Backup Job failed

I have a sql agent job setup for taking full backup every night. Last night the job failed with the following error message. Sql Server Error Log Message BackupIoRequest::ReportIoError: write ...
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SQL Server agent job scripts

Being a newbie to database migration, can I script all the database jobs one by one and run them against a new server to create these jobs? If not, why do we use these SQL job scripts? Thanks in ...
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'+' operator with one operand!

How does '+' operator behave in following statement? select + 'taco'; --Result is 'taco' Is it doing string concatenation with first string blank ('' + 'taco'), or does it mean something else?
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Difference between worker threads and sessions in SQL Server

I'm looking at Azure Premium/P3 database offering under "Overview of the Performance Model" on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/azure/dn741336.aspx What's the difference between worker threads ...
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How to improve row estimate of 1 row in join for newly inserted data

A custom statistic exists for the CacheId column of a table. After an overnight statistics update: Statistics for INDEX 'ST_TableName_CacheId'. ...
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Declaring a scalar variable that its a table valued parameter?

I get error 137 that I must declare a scalar variable (@facilities), although I'm declaring it in the Create stored procedure as a readonly variable, so I wasn't sure what I'm missing here. any advice ...
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Why can't I script out CLR assemblies with SMO in Powershell?

I am creating a Powershell script to read all objects in a source database, script them and then re-create them in an empty destination DB (may be across different SQL Server versions). For the most ...
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How to disable or delete an index

I created a non-clustered index on a live server (SQL Server 2008 R2) and it turned out not to give the performance benefits that I was hoping for. So I want to delete the index again. Unfortunately ...
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How to terminate BCP output with specific string AND newline?

I'm trying to terminate each row in BCP output with a specific string along with newline. Neither of these work: -r"terminator_string\n"'; -r"terminator_string"+\n'; Any suggestions? For an idea ...
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List of Expired Merge Subscribers

I have a setup of merge replication. Sometimes, subscribers will not be able to sync within the retention period set in the publication. How can I get a list of expired subscribers to a merge ...
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SQL Server SSL connection

Is it possible if I wanted to set up SQL Server 2008 R2 instance so that it only accepts SSL Connection? I am getting different answers and based on my testing, it will accept non-SSL connection even ...
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Which one is correct and optimized in sql?

Imagine that I have three entities (EntityA, EntityB, EntityC) that can have some images. So there are two ways: Make an image table for each entity. It means that EntityA has a image table named ...
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Best practice - SQL Schema to store Timerecords for a Time and Attendance module

I'm starting a time and attendance module in C# and SQL. There will be many time rules depending on every shift. For example: Shift 7:00 - 14:00 for Administratives: 15 min grace time, but if ...
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AlwaysOn Availability Group: Users on Secondary Server

We have an AlwaysOn Availability Group setup (DB1+DB2) and also a web server (Web1) outside of the domain that we need to connect to the AG using Windows Authentication. The following Windows ...
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Need help phrasing regular expression to find particular T-SQL pattern

I know this is a Database Forum, but since the text I am trying to find is SQL-specific, I am hoping that somebody can point me in the right direction. I need to search code to find places where the ...
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Table A triggers an insert onto Table B, Table B triggers an insert onto Table A, what happens?

Assume I have two tables, table A and table B. Table A has an insert trigger that inserts a record into Table B. Table B has an insert trigger that inserts a record into Table A. What would happen in ...
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How to set variables to multiple values (that are integers)?

I have 5 facilities in my division, but the code below in a stored procedure only pulls documents when the "facilityID = 4" unless if I change it manually to represent other ID numbers. So I need the ...
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Are cross-database queries expensive in SQL Server?

Are cross-database queries expensive in SQL Server? All of the databases are in the same instance.
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Generic script for stored procedure rollback

We're trying to switch to feature-driven development in my organization. We're planning on using a new branch on our source control for each feature and merge when development is complete. I think it ...
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Min no. of replicas to set up SQL Server Always ON over a Failover Cluster on a Windows Cluster

AO: Always ON FCI: Failover Cluster Instance WSFC: Windows Server Failover Cluster I'm scratching the surface of AO. I currently have one SQL 2012 FCI on a WSFC. Which means one Active node at a ...
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SQL Profiler Shows Update (EventClass) with No Errors, But Data in Table is Not Changed

I am trying to debug a web app that uses a database and I need a little help. The problem is that part of the code throws a timeout error. I started using SQL Server Profiler to check the ...
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Enterprise Policy Management Framework Issue

I am attempting to setup and configure EPM to work in our environment. I have all the components in place and when I run the powershell it completes without reporting any errors. However, the only ...
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user rights validation inside stored procedure?

You have an application with a Users table, and the Users table has various columns to indicate what rights a User has within the application. Ignoring for the purposes of this question what should ...
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New query slower even if it has less logical reads than the old one

I have a query in a stored procedure that must list all dates in a range and JOIN on it date from a table, if it exists for that day. The procedure was created before I was employed as the DBA, so I ...
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How to recreate a SQL Server audit without an audit gap?

I have some audits and audit specifications on a SQL Server 2012 instance and I want to reapply the audit and audit spec definition every evening in case the DBAs change it. I have measured the time ...
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Aggregating results of two database views in one database view

I have a view with name of UserInfo like this: And another view with name of UserRoleInfo like this: I want to aggregate all the records of the two views for one user name like H.F into ...
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What is best way to handle transaction in sql server when inserting in 15 to 20 tables in one batch

What is best way to handle transaction in SQL Server when inserting in 15 to 20 tables in one batch. Currently I am using single transaction for multiple insert statements in stored procedure.For ...
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Snapshot replication - How to detect when a snapshot has arrived on the Subscriber from the Subscriber DB

I have snapshot replication set up to on a server which publishes to a second server as part of a scheduled SQL Server Agent job. When the snapshot finishes, I would like to detect when each table has ...
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SQL server query is slow *without* including execution plan

I have just set up fresh installation of SQL Server 2012 on a new server and I'm experiencing very strange performance problems. Long story short, for some reason not including execution plan makes my ...
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Tools and techniques for untangling monster views (nested views)

First a bit of context (venting). I'm working with a new vendor product which is really nothing more than a SQL Server database with a .NET interface. First few weeks with this client and users are ...
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SQL Server 2008 - How to schedule a copy of view to another database?

I am a Sharepoint admin and need to copy the log data in database to another temp database for analysis. The data is stored in a view ([WSS_Logging].[dbo].[RequestUsage]). There is a column [LogTime] ...
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Database analysis

I have database which that store the sold products in Orders Table and another table called Transaction to set the time and the total price for the individual order ,my question is: How to combined ...
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Clustered Index with nightly ETL process

We have a nightly ETL process that involves data from many different sources being flattened, and loaded into a completely denormalized table on SQL Server 2008 for reporting. The clustered index on ...
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Archiving data from logging db (high writes, no reads)

I have a logging database with a few lookup tables and one massive event table that has 79 million rows. On busy days my code inserts over 3 million rows, so the event table would be enormous in ...
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Converting a VARCHAR to VARBINARY

I've been keeping a log of expensive running queries, along with their query plans, in a table to allow us to monitor trends in performance and identify areas that need optimising. However, it's come ...
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SQL Server Group By Very Slow unless using temp tables

I have a simple query: INSERT INTO #Values SELECT 2, MONTH(f.Datum), SUM(Quant * Price) FROM r_Fakt_Otpr_Data fd INNER JOIN r_Fakture f ON fd.FK_Faktura = f.ID_Faktura WHERE f.Type = 2 AND f.Stock = ...
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Sql Server 2012 Enterprise Backup with no file [closed]

We currently have a database which increments 5TB a day. The current backup solution we have uses Avamar, which I believe does a kind of block comparison backup where there is no need for an actual ...
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App domain is marked for unload due to memory pressure

In my sql server log (2005 SP4) I have this message every couple of seconds : "AppDomain XXX [DataBase.dbo[runtime], YYY] is marked for unload due to memory pressure" Our server : Windows Server ...
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How to Move All tables from one Database into Different Database?

I am using Oracle SQL Developer and I have ten tables. Now I want to move all 10 tables from Oracle into a SQL Server 2008 R2 database. Is there any easy solution for this task?
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Need help with SQL Server PIVOT

I know about the PIVOT feature in SQL Server and I've read a few other questions and answers on here but I just can't seem to grasp it in order to do what I need. I'm trying to run some calculations ...
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CHECKDB Allocation Errors Msg 2576, could not repair, object id does not exist

I inherited a database that has no value in LastKnownGood. I ran repair allow data loss, says it was successfully repaired, but no change to the errors when I run checkdb again. In case it was a SQL ...
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How can i insert the multiple data in table using the existance condition?

I am able to insert the multiple data in table mytest using the below query. But how can i modify the below query so that everytime it checks the first_name and @id_for_test and if its unique, it does ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 installation device error

I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2 to use along with Visual Studio for a website I am creating. However when I am installing SQL Server I am constantly getting the following error: The ...