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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SQL Server - How to set multiple variables from excel spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet of 4 columns as shown. What I want to achieve is this: update apodetail set status = 'O', cur_amount = 'VAR1', rev_price = 'VAR1' where order_id = 'VAR2' AND line_no = 'VAR3' ...
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How to get SQLCMD to output errors and warnings only?

How can you get SQLCMD, when executing a SQL script file, to just output any errors or warnings it encounters? I essentially dont want information based messages to be output.
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sp send dbmail mail queued but not sent sent_status failed

I'm trying to send mail by creating my own account using system defined stored procedures. My account has been created. I've made profile account, used sysmail_add_principalprofile_sp to assign role, ...
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Hindrance in TSQL SVF Call

I have a simply Products data table with 100k records (just generates some random data): set nocount on create table dbo.temp_Products ( [ProductID] int, [Type] tinyint, [Price] float, ...
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Agent Xps getting disabled automatically

In one of SQL 2012 server, agent Xps is getting disabled automatically. There is no set pattern for the same and the issue started all of a sudden. Through profiler it was found that application named ...
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Header is added when exporting column of type image with BCP to files

I export a column of type image to files using this command: EXEC master..xp_cmdshell 'BCP "SELECT file_name FROM file_table WHERE id = 11 " queryout "C:\bcpdir\test.xml" -T -N' In SQL Management ...
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How can I get SQL Server restore start and end time information?

SQL Server error log reports only the end of the restore (ah doc restore) How can I get the start time? Is it stored somewhere?
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MS DTC errors on SQL Server 2008 R2 but not SQL Server 2000 running on difference instance

I am receiving errors when I try to run a distributed query against different SQL Server 2008 R2. At first I thought this might be cause the servers have been set up on a VM using a clone but after I ...
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Help understanding discrepency between sys.dm_exec_cached_plans and dm_os_memory_clerks

We've got a strange discrepancy on one of our SQL Server 2014 instances between the amount of memory being used for cached plans as per sys.dm_exec_cached_plans and the amount of memory used as per ...
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How to interpret correlated subqueries?

Correlated subqueries are highly confusing me. Example query from here: SELECT DISTINCT store_type FROM stores WHERE EXISTS (SELECT * FROM cities_stores WHERE ...
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how can I see the arguments passed to a stored proc on Azure?

The query that I'm using: SELECT deqs.execution_count, deqs.last_execution_time, dest.objectid, SUBSTRING(dest.[text], (deqs.statement_start_offset/2)+1, ...
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What could cause an auto increment primary key to skip numbers?

I have a table created with the following T-SQL: CREATE TABLE [dbo].[TableName]( [id] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY CLUSTERED ( [id] ASC )WITH (PAD_INDEX = OFF, ...
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ERWIN create and use database

Im trying to generate physical database from my logical model using ERWIN 7. All is well in the script that is generated automatically, there is only the problem that the model is created in the ...
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Excel Data Connection to SQL Server using Windows Auth from untrusted machine

We have an Excel spreadsheet that uses a Data Connection to a SQL Server database. The database server is joined to our domain, and Windows Authentication is enabled. Here is a sample of the ...
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XACT_ABORT ON not working as expected on SQL Server 2012?

It looks like XACT_ABORT ON is not working as expected. Here are a table and a procedure that inserts into it: CREATE TABLE rain ( rain_time DATETIME , location VARCHAR(100) ); GO ...
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Any way to track who has been executing what queries? who has been on my lawn?

I have a database in which most of tables are readable for users in one particular security group. I know most of the users are from my team, but lately I found that it's been used by more and more ...
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How can I decide Rebuilding Index with DETAILED or SAMPLED on SQL Server

I want to rebuild my indexes and statistics on DB. How can I select this option on production maintenance. SQL Server Version : Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 11.0.2100.60 (X64) (Build 7601: Service ...
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General access denied error while using import data in SSMS

I am using SQL Server Management Studio with the following version information below: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 10.50.4000.0 Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) ...
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Can't connect to new instance of SQL Server

I was trying to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 from SQL Server 2012, but I kept getting a failure on one of the pre-installation checks saying that I needed to have SP1 or later installed for SQL Server ...
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Logical problem with a database model

Beforehand the table names and columns are in Spanish, my native language is Spanish. (table names have been now edited to English) I've got a database to manage the tickets sales of a trip that is ...
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SQL Server Full txt Search - Thesaurus Entries

I'm thinking of adding a full text search to our product (currently using SQL 2005 Enterprise), so just doing some preliminary research. I read that you can add thesaurus entries, so "Internet ...
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SQL “Standard” guide?

I am currently learning TSQL and am learning that were possible, I should use "standard" SQL dialect. Where can I find out which commands are "standard" and which are TSQL?
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Kerberos and Linked Server

I have been reading through past posts but I am still getting issues with 2 SQL servers connecting using a linked server when querying from a 3rd SQL server. I constantly get the error "Login failed ...
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ProcessID Owner with third party app

I am having problems trying to audit a third party app with a SQLServer backend. The app manages users and user access via a SQL table, using a single SQL login to access the databases. I am trying ...
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Dynamic Creation of Table using Stored Procedure Without a Use of OpenRowSet in SQL Server

Q.--> An alternative of OpenRowSet in SQL Server Description: I have created a procedure which uses Dynamic PIVOT to get a result. I have a table which contains column DateRange with values Jan-2014 ...
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lock request time out period exceeded. When revoking db_owner access

I am trying to revoke db_owner access of an user and I am getting this below error! I have no active transactions User (whom I want to revoke access) is not connected to any db DataBase owner is ...
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Issue shrinking dev sql server DB's log file

I have a development db that's running on sql 2014 in 2012 compatibility that I'm having an issue with trying to shrink the log file. The mdf is 60+gb and the log is 80+gb but since it's dev like ...
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Executing stored procedures asynchronously using tasks in SSIS

I have a stored procedure which is calling 20-30 stored procedures. I need these stored procedures to run asynchronously. From what I have read, it seems like executing those stored procedures using ...
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Why do maintenance plans exist as a feature? [on hold]

Do maintenance plans provide any functionality beyond their component parts? It would seem that the only value added is the convenience of grouping subplans into logical bundles, and the simplified ...
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Detached database file permissions

I have a script that detaches databases for archival when they meet certain criteria. The script is executed by SSIS under the local Administrator account by the Ghost of DBA Past. Per design it (by ...
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Backup status report from multiple server in sql server 2005

Per daily routine activities of DBA, as we know backups are important to be monitored and to make sure they are corrupt free, i am trying to fetch a report to get such status. Moreover, we have SQL ...
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How to user the Tablediff Utility with Replication Filters

I am using merge replication in SQL 2012. I am trying out the TableDiff utility to show non convergence. I see a problem with this approach though. This is because I am using parameterised filters to ...
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How to allow connections to SQL Server with 2 differents ip

I have a small issue here: I have a SQL Server instance 2012 (let's call it INSTANCE) on a cluster. I also have 2 network interfaces for this instance: SQLINSTANCE.my.metwork ...
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use outer apply to find for each row have a record based on first result from detail table

i have a two table there's PROBLEM for problem (as master) with group of problem and PROBLEM_LOG (as detail) PROBLEM PROBLEM_ID PROBLEM PGROUP 1 Line Down ...
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Reset IDENTITY value

I have a table with an IDENTITY column. While developing I delete the rows from time to time and add them again. But the IDENTITY values always kept increasing and didn't start from 1 when I added ...
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Deadlock occurring on database, SQL Server 2008R2

Last few days I had major problems with my production site, turns out deadlock occurred, every half an hour maybe 50-60 of them. To do a quick fix in order to keep the site running I set : ...
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Can you optimize a view with many UNION ALLs to external databases?

Given these views in a Sql Server 2012 database: create view vManyUnions as select 1 as p, a from vSubQuery_1 union all select 2 as p, a from vSubQuery_2 union all select 3 as p, ...
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Problems during installation with Database Engine Service

Overall summary: Final result: Failed: see details below Exit code (Decimal): -2061893606 Start time: 2014-07-04 13:40:51 End time: ...
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SSIS OLE DB Error on package execution

Good day, I have an SSIS package that runs on scheduled job for a while now. all was okay, until very recently, i started receiving some failed job executions. When I investigated it, I found the ...
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how to select first 9 numbers from other table from database using sql query?

I want to fetch first 9 numbers from matching with other column please help me to find out thank you....? SELECT MAINFILE.facno,GLMAST.fglhead FROM MAINFILE INNER JOIN GLMAST ON ...
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How can I get a list all Databases in a Database Instance

I am getting an error with SQL Copy Database Wizard. It is finding a database that was dropped over a year ago and fails because it cannot be found. I cannot find any reference to the database and ...
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Error 18456 error severity 14 state 5 SQL Server 2012 SCCM2012 SP1

We had a primary site for SCCM 2012 SP1 running fine. I then installed CAS for SCCM on another server. The prerequisites required me to change the collation on the existing server. I did this and ran ...
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Error 29527: While upgrading from SP1 to SP4 in SQL Server 2005

We are trying to upgrade from SP1 to SP2 in SQL Server 2005 test box for a named instance. Initially we got the error MSP Error: 1260 Windows cannot open this program because it has been ...
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How do I add a MySQL linked server to SQL Server?

I am trying to add a linked server on SQL Server to MySQL Server. Note the SQL Server is installed on a separate machine with a different domain name. The SQL Server is 10.0.1.1 on old_domain.com. ...
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Migrate Management Data Warehouse to a New Instance

Is there a defined procedure to follow for moving a SQL Server 2012 management data warehouse to a new server\instance? We intend to setup an MDW on a test sql server instance first, but will then ...
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log file very large how to apply changes then truncate sql server 2008 r2

As a developer from time to time I will need to restore a local copy of our live database for testing purposes. I 'm running into disk space issues because the logs are bloody 15gb. I was told the ...
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Troubleshooting Mirroring Configuration

I am configuring database mirroring on SQL Server 2012. After configuration I am getting the following error when attempting to start the mirroring session: tcp server cannot be reached or does ...
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Group table records by Item than Year

I have a SQL table that is layed out as follows: {Itemcode} {FiscalYear} {FiscalMonth} {StartingQty} {PeriodChangeQty} Ball 2013 01 15000 -7500 Ball 2013 02 0 1000 Ball ...
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Change Data Capture in a services environment

Change Data Capture looks to be exactly what I need... Except. All of my database actions come from users that system accounts. We have WCF service that is called by an application. The WCF Service ...
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Benefits of table partitioning on same disk

Maybe is stupid question, but I must ask to be clear with that. I know that table partitioning is powerful mechanism of speeding data search when partitions is placed on different disks. What I need ...