• Retrieving values from a table in SQL

    I have values stored in a table in SQL this order: -99.4%, 99.5%, -99.6%, -99.7%, 99.8%, 99.9% I'd like to retrieve them in this order: -99.4%, -99.6%, -99.7%, 99.5%, 99.8%, 99.9% The ORDER BY clause does not do so. Is there another clause I could use?

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  • T-SQL Query- how to explode XML fragment stored as NText into table?

    I'm using a commercial storefront software that offers "extension data" fields as NText to store custom data. I am storing an xml fragment that looks like this: <priceSplit xmlns="http://tempuri.org/priceSplit.xsd"> <split> <type>Credit Processing Fee</type>...

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  • Truncating the transaction log for a SQL Server 2000 database

    What is the best automated way to truncate the transaction log for a SQL Server 2000 database?

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  • Concatenate

    I have a value in a column that I need combined on 1 line. I need a new row when the Id in the table changes. For example Column A Column B 1 Boyd 1 Honaker 2 Steel I need the row to be 1 Boyd, Honaker 2 Steel I can get the name column to concatenate but I get one large line. I can't figure out the...

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  • SQL server – Management Studio tool

    Hi, Thanks for your help, But on SQL Server (SQLEXPRESS) it prompts for only account name and password but no IP so I still can login to my clients server to access thier database. Please how do it. Thanks Chuk

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  • SQL sever

    Hi, Thanks Flame. I followed the steps in the link you gave. I got to where it prompted for id and password and click next after that but it gives error message as below. Connection failed SQLState: '01000' SQL ServerError: 14 [Microsoft][ODSC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen...

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  • SQL Server

    Hi, Thanks Mr Denny. but when i go to start - programmes - MS SQL server 2005 - configure tools - SQL Server configure manager' I do not see or know where to open a Connect To Server window or where to click on the File drop down menu, and select "Connect Object Explorer". Kindly give give a...

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  • Connecting sql server 2000 to 2 databases simultaneously

    I have to create a report to move inventory from an old warehouse to a new one. Each has a separate instance of the database, so I have to get the part# and location from the old warehouse and match it with the new location for that part# in the new warehouse. Is there a way to join tables from...

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  • Is SQL Server Upgrade Advisor worth using?

    We are undertaking a technical study/risk evaluation as to whether to upgrade a substantial SQL Server database from 2000 to 2005. Is the Upgrade Advisor tool of significant benefit it assisting us with the risk evaluation? Nobody in our company has used this tool as yet, so any advice will be...

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  • Transferring a database from Microsoft Access to SQL Server 2000

    How would I transfer a database from Microsoft Access to SQL Server 2000?

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  • Clustering in SQL Server 2005/Windows Server 2003

    Does clustering become Active/Active when using SQL Server 2005 and Windows Server 2003?

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  • Scheduling errors after moving a SQL Server to a different domain

    We run SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2003, and we have put our server onto a recently changed domain. Since we’ve done this, we’ve had numerous problems running reports. The latest issue has been that as soon as we start the Internet Information Server (IIS) website to access the reporting...

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  • Designing a report in SQL from an Excel worksheet

    I am trying to design a report from an Excel worksheet, and I’m not sure how to get this information into SQL. I have 180 files with multiple tabs in each that house all the data I need, but I only need one tab from each of the files. Is there an easy way to import this specific information?

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  • Questions about a SQL database with hourly transaction log backups

    We have a SQL database with a full recovery model that backs up the database once a day, along with hourly backups for the transaction logs. However, we only have one transaction log backup file, and it is overwritten every time. Are transaction log backups cumulative, and if so, does that one file...

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  • How can i connect DB and input values in stored procedures using VBA

    hi all, i am using a automation tool, which is with VBA scripting. I want to execute the stored procedure by giving the values. guys help me....

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  • SQL DATABASE SERVER

    Hi, Please how can I access a client SQL database server remotely to update date therein. My client have this MS SQL Server Ver. 9.00.2047.00, Product Level: SP1, Edition: Standard Edition. and I will need to update the data. I have to update the database. I have downloaded SQLEXPR and installed in...

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  • create .csv file from table

    how to create a .csv file which will contain data in 2 or more tables

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  • how to understand the flow showplan_text stmt

    hai everybody, desperately i need to understand the execution plan and flow of joins or any other queries using 'set showplan_text on'. i am getting the output, but the iam not getting the flow i.e. which part is executed first, from bottom or up [ how to read the lines which are sepearted by...

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  • SQL 2000 Reporting Services – Using embedded code to guide user on input parameters?

    I'm working on a report which has these input parameters: StartDate (textbox, data type is datetime) EndDate (textbox, data type is datetime) AccountNumber (dropdown, data type is string) I need to set up logic where if the user viewing the report has input only date values, they'll be prompted to...

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  • Is there a way to create a view in Master in SQL Server 2005 that is accessible from all databases?

    In SQL Server 2000, you can use a backdoor to create your own view in INFORMATION_SCHEMA... In SQL Server 2005, I get a permissions error though. Is there a way to create a view in Master in SQL Server 2005 that is accessible from all databases like the INFORMATION_SCHEMA views? Thanks...

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