Tag Archives: code language

  1. Moving a table using BCP and native format

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    March 21, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    You need to move a table from one instance to another with the following requirements: The instances are on separate …
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  2. sp_SrvPermissions & sp_DBPermissions V6.0 Finally!

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    March 27, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s been almost 3 years since I updated these SPs! I can’t believe so much time has gone by! Well, …
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  3. Working with “special” names

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    October 19, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    What do you do when you need to use a special character in a name? Well, I guess I should …
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  4. Updating a view

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    September 30, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was recently asked how to update views. Specifically the question was about using triggers to update a view. So …
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  5. “sql_handle” is not a recognized table hints option.

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    September 23, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve you’ve run a query similar to the following: And gotten an error similar to: Msg 321, Level 15, State …
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  6. Using @@ROWCOUNT can be a bit tricky

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    September 16, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    @@ROWCOUNT is a very useful system variable that returns the number of rows read/affected by the previous statement. It’s frequently …
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  7. Getting and storing a high precision datetime

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    August 13, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Earlier today I was working on a project where I was recording some time stamps. In order to get as …
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  8. A pattern to match correctly on a value or a NULL

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    August 5, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    As you may have noticed if you read my blog I learn a lot from trolling various forums. In this …
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  9. Adding, altering or removing multiple columns from a table

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    April 16, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was recently asked to do some fairly heavy modifications to a table. It involved adding 6 new columns, removing …
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  10. What is a CTE

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    April 6, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    CTEs (Common Table Expressions) are one of the most interesting and useful tools added to T-SQL in the last decade. …
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