Tag: SQL Server Administration

How to Overcome the Top 10 SQL Server Performance Challenges

Working with consulting clients is rewarding, interesting, and challenging. In discussion with some of my colleagues, I’ve noticed the same performance challenges come up over and over again across clients with completely different hardware, industry verticals, levels of staff seniority,…

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Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – installation (Ubuntu)

With the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (SQL Server 2017) comes the ability to run SQL Server on the Linux Operating Systems. With Linux being the platform of choice for millions of application developers this is a smart move by…

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Automate SQL server version and database compatibility report using PowerShell

Sandeep Arora, SQL Server Database Consultant, provides a script for automating SQL Server Version and Database Compatibility Report by using PowerShell.

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Merge Replication Identity Range Management – An Identity Disorder? Part 2

part 2 explores how transactions and batches can affect Merge replication identity range management. It shows a case where batch insert inside a transaction caused applications to fail and provides a resolution to the case.

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Merge Replication Identity Range Management – An Identity Disorder? Part 1

This blog will shed some light on identity range management and how it works. Part 2 will explore how batch inserts can affect the identity range management.

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SSAS– Resolving Target Machine Actively Refused

I’ve always wanted to get my hands on SSAS, SSIS and SSRS as I’ve often felt shorthanded in these areas. Yesterday I decided to play around with one of these and get my hands dirty – SSAS. A few months…

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