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How to find out if an index is aligned

I'm struggling to find any confirmation within sql server or sql management studio that my index is in fact aligned with my partition. I'm creating a primary key constraint on a partitioned table: ...
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How to create a job that uses Powershell script? [duplicate]

I have a powershell script which deletes old backups from NAS storage. I have already tested it using Windows Powershell and it works but I couldn't perform the same thing in SQL Server. I have ...
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What are drawbacks of running CmdExec job step?

Is there any risk of running CmdExe job step in SQL Server? Which one is more secure, running powershell script via task manager (windows) or that of via SQL Server agent (CmdExec)?
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Need a shell script that can run a oracle query and produce output in .csv format

Can you please help- need a shell script that will have a oracle query inside it and produce a .csv format output in specific location, that script should be a scheduled in a cron job which runs, the ...
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Show Collections in MongoDB throwing

I am connecting to MongoDB hosted on EC2 instance of AWS. I am connecting through ssh command. Upon entering the command "show collections", I am getting uncaught exceptions. Please see the sequence ...
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TSQL script returning wrong result

I'm trying to find out if a particular index name "Test" exists in all databases using below code. The result I'm getting is always "NOT EXIST" for all databases in an instance. However, the index ...
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how to script out the user defined table types?

I can Get name and definition of all table types using either of the following scripts: SET TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL READ UNCOMMITTED IF OBJECT_ID('TEMPDB..#RADHE') IS NOT NULL DROP TABLE #...
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the mystery of the table showing up in the subscription, but not in the publication

TL;DR: This question refer to sql server 2016, transactional replication I've got a table that shows up in the subscription but not in the publication. Here are the details: In one of my servers ...
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Scripting a Maintenance Plan in SQL Server Express

How would I run each aspect of Ola Halengren's sql maintenance plan on SQL Express? It's my understanding that each job should be run in a specific order. I'm sure that a .bat or cmd file can do ...
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Copy table from one server to another including keys and indexes

I have been working on a small project for about two weeks. We want to consolidate a few tables from several remote server databases in order to run queries and reports on separate from the live ...
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how to script server side permissions - specifically EXECUTE ON SYS.XP_PROP_OLEDB_PROVIDER?

I could not script the following server side permissions: GRANT VIEW DEFINITION ON LOGIN::[site_helpdesk] TO [Radhe] but thanks to the question below I found a solution to that: How to script out ...
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Using SQL script in Toad, how do I suppress the echo of the SQL statements

I'm using a script (Toad, Oracle) so that I can use variables and enter two values that get repeated in multiple SQL statements. That's working great, but the SQL statements echo into the console ...
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Handling data encoding issues while loading data to SQL from Script (Notepad++)

I'm pretty sure this is not a SQL Server problem. I already asked a question HERE with an awesome explanation, BUT I still can't explain to the guys where I work that it has nothing to do with SQL ...
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How to get my result from Procedure

How can i get my out parameters from my procedure. My stl_mbc_cdr table has over 100 records and i cant see my results. declare call_charge VARCHAR(10); MSG_OUT VARCHAR(50); BEGIN FOR ...
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How to automate the changes of parameters in ssis package run by a job?

I have a job that runs a package with specific parameters as you can see on the picture below: I want to set up those parameters (the 2 dates in yellow) to 1900-01-01 instead of 2019-02-27. I need ...
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Moving all Heap Tables to another Filegroup in SQL Server

In SQL Server 2017, I want to move ALL Heaps in a DB to a secondary filegroup. What's the easiest way to do this? This question is only for Nonclustered Indexes. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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PostgreSQL everyday trigger?

I want to add a function like trigger to my Postgres database. The problem is that this function should executed one time each day automatically and change values in the specified table. Is it ...
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Only SQL Server Enterprise Edition supports compression - how to work around that?

I have a script that needs to create a temp table and in that temp table I create an index. I noticed in some of my servers, the script would go on forever, and when checking from a different session ...
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Replicaton - The current transaction cannot be committed and cannot be rolled back to a savepoint

After creating a replication publication, I go ahead and create a subscription using the script below: -----------------BEGIN: Script to be run at Publisher 'MY_PUBLISHER_SERVER'-------------- use [...
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passing the parameters of sp_executesql to sp_ineachdb or sp_foreachdb

I am often in need to run the sp_executesql in the context of different databases I would like to add the same parameters as the sp_executesql into the sp_ineachdb But when I look at this: -- Syntax ...
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sys.dm_db_stats_properties seems to be misbehaving for a small table - how to get the number of records of a table in a different way?

I have this table in one of my databases: IF OBJECT_ID('[dbo].[repl_Gender_Type]') IS NOT NULL DROP TABLE [dbo].[repl_Gender_Type] GO CREATE TABLE [dbo].[repl_Gender_Type] ( [Gender_TypeID] CHAR(...
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is it possible to trim the table output for a specific job?

I have a routine to save the logins and apply them on a different server , and I run this routine from a job that I have scheduled to run everyday. On that job I have specified these 3 things: Log ...
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Overlap of group of scripts

I have a group of scripts set to run in a certain order, but sometimes I find the group running long and overlapping into the next group run. Is there a way to prevent that? group.sh: script1.sh &...
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How to minimize\plan ahead the effect of running sp_delete_backuphistory? Measure the gains too!

while running the following query: -- DATEADD (datepart , number , date ) DECLARE @dt DATETIME SELECT @dt = DATEADD(month,-6,getdate()) select @dt EXEC msdb.dbo.sp_delete_backuphistory @...
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Run shell script on Oracle 11g

I have an oracle database: Oracle Database 11g Release 11.2.0.1.0 - 64bit Production PL/SQL Release 11.2.0.1.0 - Production "CORE 11.2.0.1.0 Production" TNS for Linux: Version 11.2.0.1.0 - ...
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powershell Write-Output format [closed]

I am finding what seems to be an inconsistency to the way a Write-Output line (which prints out a variable) should be formatted. I can't find any information on this, which makes me guess that I am ...
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How can I optimize this MYSQL Script For many Records?

I have This script by Helping @lukstorms , -- DROP TABLE IF EXISTS test_words; CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS test_words ( id int unsigned NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, words text NOT NULL ); -- DROP TABLE ...
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Can I ignore queries about extendedproperty?

I want to reuse the structure of a database in a new project. So using SSMS I use Generate Script and in settings I set to generate schema only. In the result there are too many queries about ...
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Checking if schema name is included in every sentence

I got some oracle database scripts for creating the whole database of an application, including sentences for creating tables, sequences, synonyms, inserts and updates of data, etc I need to ensure ...
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Capturing mongo replica set state from mongo shell

I am trying to capture mongo replica set state from mongo shell. E.g. [root@server ~]$ mongo MongoDB shell version v3.6.8 connecting to: mongodb://127.0.0.1:27017 MongoDB server version: 3.6.8 rs0:...
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How to script all the service broker elements for each database it is on, in the current server?

I have service broker running on different servers. Just recently I had to rebuild one of the test servers and it had a complete service broker solution running there. For the next time I need to ...
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bind variable and shell scripting with sqlplus

I wish to execute DMLs using bind variable with shell scripts. For example, something like: #!/bin/bash SH_NUM=10 sqlplus -S test_user/test_pass <<EOD var a number; a:=${SH_NUM} insert into ...
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Extracting AD subgroups information [duplicate]

I need to extract AD groups and all of it's subgroup into an excel sheet.Basically the script should loop though each of the AD group and get their subgroup. AD_Group Subgroup ---------- -----...
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How to format the output of this query into year…second?

I have this query that given @secs a number of seconds, it returns a table with year,months,weeks,days,hours,minutes and seconds. take for example: declare @secs int select @secs = 19475298 ...
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How to speed up rebuilding a database from scratch/scripts

Our Database exists in many different scripts within our source control. i.E. every table has it's own scripts for creating the table, the indexes and so on. When needed, we can rebuild the entire ...
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Realtime Update MySQL on every Update occurred on PostgreSQL

I have a PostgreSQL for my accounting system and a MySQL database for my php website, i want to sync these two database for every update may occurred on PostgreSQL it also updates MySQL database, they ...
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Script to identify which AD accounts are no longer active [closed]

Trying to get a script that will identify which AD accounts/Windows authentication on a SQL Server are no longer active. Say perhaps an employee was released and the login would be removed from AD, ...
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how to add an extended events tracking session to SSAS?

I would prefer to have a script to achieve this, but as I am not so familiar with SSAS I am using the wizard to create an extended events session in SSAS. The way I am doing it is right clicking on ...
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What are the rules for using COLLATE in a query?

I am putting a script together, that gives me the permissions on database objects. SELECT permission_order=710 ,permission_type = 'Object Level Permissions' ,db = db_name(), login_=...
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is there a way to improve this query by not re calculating functions? cross apply?

when I set up replication I like to take a count of each table in the publisher, then I go to the subscriber I do the same thing in order to compare both pictures. this is the picture from the ...
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How to script out the grant view on login permission?

I create the following login without any permissions. USE [master] GO IF NOT EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.server_principals WHERE name = N'Radhe') CREATE LOGIN [Radhe] WITH PASSWORD=N'...
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How do I get Postgres DO $$ to work from the bash prompt?

Postgres 9.6.9 on Linux RHEL 6.10 If I surround my DO command in double-quotes and the roles in single quotes, then bash interprets the $$, and that obviously makes the command fail. So I switched ...
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How to upgrade a MySQL database using numbered scripts based on a version field

I have a database that contains a version table with one value stored in it which is the database version number. I would like to be able to update the database version automatically using numbered ...
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How to write a shell script to disable the database accounts from a list of user IDs

I am new to Unix scripting...I have a list of userids for terminated employees. I want to write a script that will check these userids against my databases and disable/remove the user accounts ...
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How to get a SQL value literal for arbitrary type in PostgreSQL?

I want to be able to get a valid SQL literal for any type and value. If the type is text, varchar, etc... and the value is abc I want to get 'abc'. If the type is timestamp I want quoted and ...
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SQL Server - Adding non-nullable column to existing table - SSDT Publishing

Due to business logic, we need a new column in a table that is critical to ensure is always populated. Updating existing references that insert/update is difficult but doable, but ensuring future code/...
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I want Powershell's invoke-sqlcmd to ignore SQL execution errors

I've written a Powershell script that scripts out the appropriate SQL scripts for all databases on a server as well as creating BCP files for the contents of each. This is to allow the restoration of ...
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How to back up an entire database to text files

If it’s stupid and it works, it’s still stupid. The hullabaloo about GDPR got me thinking - if you had to go into your backups and modify/delete data, how would you do it? Cracking open a .bak file ...
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Breaking up insert statements with GO [closed]

I'm trying to build off of this answer How do I run a large script with many inserts without running out of memory? and break up a query into smaller ones with BEGIN TRANSACTION and then GO's ...
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Can scripting be done on DB2 Connect instance?

I need to get the number of connections passing through connect server for 1 week. Can we write a script to get the details? Can we only pull the data manually? Is there any way to script it? I am ...