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Using OPENROWSET in SQL Server on Linux

I wanted to import the million song dataset in SQL Server on Linux. There’s a github repo that has the SQL to allow you to use this with the graph database features. However, it’s built for Windows. Linux is a … Continue reading

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Renaming MDF/LDF Files–SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I would guess many people would run into this situation at some point. A developer or DBA creates a … Continue reading

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Why Does My Log Grow–SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is a great topic, and really, every DBA or admin should blog this and be sure they understand … Continue reading

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SQL Server is Getting Smarter

There’s been a lot of press and media about Microsoft on the AI and machine learning work they’re heavily investing in. From Cognitive Services to Cortana to Bots, Microsoft is really investing in developers and applications that will perform detailed … Continue reading

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Restore a BACPAC–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. I needed to get the WideWorldImporters sample database for a project and noticed that there was a BACPAC available. … Continue reading

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Restore to a point in time–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is also a part of a basic series on git and how to use it. One of the … Continue reading

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Listening and Taking Action

One way most of us would like to work is to have others listen to our concerns, our requests, our requirements, and then take action to help us. One of the principles of DevOps is just this. We work together … Continue reading

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Quick Graph Database

There’s a sample to work through here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational-databases/graphs/sql-graph-sample I decided to try this in CTP2 and just see how it works. I didn’t do much, but I added a node and an edge with this code: CREATE TABLE Person (ID … Continue reading

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Using DBCC Clonedatabase

I haven’t messed with the new DBCC CloneDatabase option in SQL Server 2014/12016 (depending on patches), but recently I saw this: On a quiet Friday afternoon, this seemed like a good time to experiment. We (Redgate Software) have a salesdemo … Continue reading

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Balloons and Data

This editorial was originally published on Aug 8. 2013. It is being re-run as Steve is out of the office. We see a lot of questions at SQLServerCentral repeated over the years as workers new to the platform encounter some … Continue reading

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