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    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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  • Free online practice exercises on SQL/Oracle

    I would like to know is there any website which offers free practice exercises on SQL/Oracle queries? Preferably advanced level queries. Thanks, Kruti

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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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  • Deciding on a RAID Level for a 64-bit SQL Server 2005

    I need to install SQL Server 2005 (64-bit) on two new servers, but these servers have only four hard disks with 500GB each. From what I understand, all my operating systems, data and log files will reside on these four disks. I have two choices: to use RAID Level 1 or Level 1 +0. Which RAID level...

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

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  • Connection of Crystal Report 2008 with VB6.

    Please let me know the procedure to bring the controls of Crystal Report 2008 in VB6? What control has to be select and what coding should be use for the same? I'm using SQL 2000 as a back-end. Please help.

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  • Extracting information with a DTS package from a database in SQL Server 2000

    We currently use a DTS package to extract data from the database and export it in either an XLS file or a TXT file. We now need to be able to export it as an XML file, and SQL Server 2000 DTS functions do not appear to support this directly. How do you recommend we proceed?

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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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  • SQL Database is corrupted

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  • How do I save pictures in database VB.NET

    I'm using SQL Express to develop application which have I pictures so I can try how a save picture inside database and loading VB picture box. Can anyone tell me please? How do I do this?

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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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  • Exporting a SQL database to MySQL

    I have a MS SQL .BAK database that I need to convert to MySQL. I was able to import the database but not actually export to MySQL. A friend of mine told me to use MySQL Migration Toolkit but it's been replaced by MySQL Workbench. Can I use this tool to migrate the database? Or is there another way...

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  • Earning Badges Pays Off – Literally!

    We told you that payoffs were coming, and they're finally here! To kick off this exciting new phase of the IT Knowledge Exchange Badge Program, we're doing a site-wide reward for members who have been active within the past 6 months and have earned at least one badge: $10 Amazon.com gift card to...

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  • Indexes and abstracts in SQL Server

    In regards to a SQL Server, what is an index? Also, what is an abstract, and could you please explain the types of both of these items?

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  • Is it possible to replace a string in a SQL Server table?

    We have a SQL Server table which references different paths (UNC or otherwise) but we've just found out that the path is going to change. In our path column, we have many records and we need to change a portion of the path (not the entire thing). We also have to change the string to the new one as...

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  • Create credential

    I need to create a credential,and a proxy for my Jr. dba to support and troubleshoot production SSIS and SQL jobs. I want to create a credential/proxy that follows best practice and can be implemented as a standard across environments. Can you give me an example of a credential that has sufficient...

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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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