• Implementing access from a remote site to a SQL Server 2000 database

    I have been tasked to set up access from a remote site to a SQL Server 2000 database. The user interface was programmed in .NET. This database will sit outside our firewall and will be protected by its own firewall. The application currently uses an ODBC connection to the database. Do you have any...

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  • Database hanged due to concurrence

    Hi to all. We have an application running under Windows 2003 Server, database SQL Server 2000, client/server, 60 users updating or consulting data. We did a concurrence test. We asked several users to search for same string at same time and the database got hanged. Will that be a configuration...

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  • Do all versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 support database mirroring?

    Do all versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 support database mirroring?

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  • Creating database access at runtime for ADO and SQL Server

    I’ve put together some code to create database access at runtime using an ADO database connection. How can I do the same for a SQL Server database?

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  • Database with Visual C++

    I am learning on Data Base management. I have installed Visual C++ and will use SQL server. But I don't know which component else to install, and how to connect to and use SQL Server. Can somebody help me? Thanks a lot

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  • Consolidating SQL Server databases

    How I can consolidate seven SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 databases to only SQL Server 2005 databases? Both servers are HP and Dell servers.

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  • Backup Performance Compare

    How or what can I use to compare the performance of the backup performed when the database is configured to use the simple recovery model versus the full recovery model.

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  • How to use databases made in Access or Excel in SQL

    How can I use databases made in Access or Excel in SQL? I'm trying to import readymade databases in SQL.

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  • How to use INSERT or UPDATE on SQL Server

    In our SQL Server database, we have a table structure like this: MyTable(KEY, datafield1, datafield2...) Sometimes, we need to either update an existing record or just insert a new one if you doesn't exist. Basically, this is what we want to run: IF (key exists) run update command ELSE run insert...

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  • SQL Server: Selecting the first row in a GROUP BY group

    I'm trying to select the first row of each set of rows grouped with a "GROUP BY" in a SQL Server database. Here's what my table looks like: > SELECT * FROM purchases: id | customer | total 1 | Joe | 5 2 | Sally | 3 3 | Joe | 2 4 | Sally | 1 So, now I'm trying to query the "ID of the largest...

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  • Experience applying SP4 to SQL 2005?

    Hi, I have a Microsoft SQL 2005 SP3 database server with 2 instances (both patched to SP3.) The one instance (1a) includes 52 small production databases. The other instance (1b) includes 2 large production databases. Now I would like to upgrade the (1b) instance to the new Service Pack 4. The way I...

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  • Is it possible to randomly select rows in a SQL Server database?

    I've been using SQL Server 2005 and in my database, I have a table labeled "customerNames" which has two different columns (ID and name). It has around 1,000 results. I've been trying to create a function that allows me the capability to select five different customers randomly every time. Would...

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  • Pulling a list of triggers in a SQL Server database

    I'm trying to get a list of triggers in a SQL Server database with the table name and the table's schema. Here's what I have so far: SELECT trigger_name = name, trigger_owner = USER_NAME(uid),table_schema = , table_name = OBJECT_NAME(parent_obj), isupdate = OBJECTPROPERTY( id,...

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  • Can we have multiple primary keys in a single table on a SQL Server database?

    For our database, is it possible for us to have multiple keys in a single table? We're using an SQL Server database.

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  • SQL Server database: How to interpret precision and scale of a number

    We have this column in our SQL Server database: decimal(5,2) but we're not sure how to interpret this. When we're looking at it through SQL Server Management Studio, we can see what it means: decimal(Numeric precision, Numeric scale). What does precision and scale mean in real terms?

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  • SQL Server database: Inserting a table using the input from another table

    I've been trying to insert a table using the input from one of our other tables. I know this is possible but I'm having trouble with the correct Syntax for the SQL engine of the day. Would anyone know of a silver-bullet syntax coming from a SQL standard that would allow us insert the values without...

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  • What’s the best way to connect and query my database for a set of C# records?

    I need some big time help with my database. What's the best way to connect and query my database for a set of records in C#? Please note that this is for a SQL Server database. Thank you!

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  • SQL Server: Creating a view in a database

    I'm fairly new to SQL Server so I'm wondering why I need to create a "View" in it? Wouldn't it make more sense to to just run a normal stored procedure? Thank you very much!

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  • Why is SQL Server Management Studio taking so long?

    We're trying to do some offline maintenance work on one of our development databases but the "Take Offline" command (through SQL Server Management Studio) is working very slowly. We have no idea what might be causing it to run so slowly. There are no open connections too. Any ideas why this is...

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  • Checking if a view exists in our SQL Server database

    We have some SQL code that will only be executed if a certain view exists in our SQL Server database. How can we actually check if the view exists? Thanks!

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