Tag: SQL Server

InSQL Server Merge Replication
SQL Server Merge Replication is a powerful solution for synchronising data between SQL Server databases. It is useful for working offline, for site-to-site data synchronisation, and for backup system scenarios. However, when replication goes wrong, resolving the issue at hand can prove to be challenging. The number of moving parts means that every time you…
InScriptingSQL
PowerShell is an awesome scripting language with many powerful features. This includes integration with SQL Server; a fantastic database engine which is both reliable and battle-tested. If you need to automate repetitive and/or time-consuming DBA processes, connecting PowerShell to your SQL Server instance can be a massive help. In this article, we are going to…
InSQL
When working with SQL databases, you may find there are things you need to do which although seemingly basic on the surface, are easy to forget due to nuances in query syntax and the required ordering of statements. For these situations, it is useful to have a working example to refer to which reminds you…
InSQL
When implemented correctly, SQL Server Triggers are a powerful mechanism for adding useful functionality to a database without the need to change any application code. In this article, I look at what a SQL Server Trigger is, a template for a defining a new Trigger and possible use cases. A few facts You may already…