Category Archives: SQL Server

How to operate multiple objects in SSMS (F7)

While working on a service restoration, we had to resume data movement on 100+ random databases. Generating TSQL is the best option but UI will be very quick and reliable. Biggest challenge with SSMS UI will be to perform the … Continue reading

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Frequently used MSSQL Commands

 

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Best practices being DEVOPS in IT

Index: MSSQL Index naming recommendations:   PK_ for primary keys UK_ for unique keys IX_ for non clustered non unique indexes UX_ for unique indexes <index or key type>_<table name>_<column 1>_<column 2>_<column n>  

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SQL latest available patch reference

Best source for latest SQL Server patches: https://sqlserverbuilds.blogspot.com/ Ref 2: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff803383.aspx (Hotfix information is not updated) Option 3: https://sqlserverupdates.com/

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How to Point in time Restore Azure SQL Database after deleting the database

Azure SQL Database has feature to restore the database to point in time when the database is live. When we have to move the database to different Server we end up deleting the database from old server, we can not … Continue reading

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Availability Group Fail Over date/time – TSQL

I have been using this quick script to verify AG Status Change details from error log.

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Most common challenges and solution with Availability group listener and multisubnetfailover

Industry started using SQL availability groups on most of their environments, DBA is coming across multiple issues related to AGListener connectivity. This blog explains 2 major challenges and solutions in detail: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/alwaysonpro/2014/06/03/connection-timeouts-in-multi-subnet-availability-group/ I recommend option-1 to enable client to use … Continue reading

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