• Creating a username and password on a SQL Server database

    How we can create a username and password on my SQL Server database?

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  • If running two SQL Server DBs in two VMs, I should purchase two DB servers?

    If running two SQL Server db in two VMs, I should purchase two db servers? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

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  • Copying a database to a newer version of SQL Server

    I have a database on my SQL Server that needs to be upgraded to SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008, but when I try to copy it with the Copy Database Wizard, I do not have the option “Copy” listed under “Tasks”. I am using SQL Server Express, which I think may be my problem. Is this...

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  • Email Notification

    Hey I'm creating an application front end = vb.net and back end = SQL Server DB!! The application helps assign staff to jobs and when an assignment occurs I would like the staff to receive an email informing them that they have been assigned to a job. Can anyone help me out with how I would go...

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  • 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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