The Issue I ran into a strange issue with an ASP.NET site (MVC2 – 4.0 Framework) where when executing a stored proc, SqlDataAdapter.Fill(DataTable) will not return any rows some of the time, but SQL Server Management Studio will almost immediately return results. The full method calling the stored procedure is […]

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I ran into an issue where I needed to see the last few queries ran on SQL Server (Currently using SQL Server 2005). There were quite a few suggestions out there, but one I found on Stack Overflow seemed to be formated the best and didn’t require me messing with […]

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In years past, you could download the SQL Server Management Studio and it was pretty straight forward during the install and you were good to go in minutes. Now they seemed to have made a confusing way to install it which you will spend far too much time trying to […]

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When right clicking a table in SQL Server Management Studio, you have an array of options. Probably the two that I use most however is the “Select Top 1000 Rows” and the “Edit Top 200 Rows”. However, sometimes you want to look at a little more than that. I know […]

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If you wanted to get rid of all the data in a table, then you could you either of the three. However there are certain situations which using a different one of these is the best route to go.

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Step 1 : Enable FileStream The first step is to enable the filestream capabilities on your SQL Server instance. This can be found by going to your server properties in your SQL Server Configuration Manager and enabling the filestream there. Microsft explains how here. Step 2 : Creating a FileStream […]

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Introduction Im going to start off by saying I am by no means an expert in SQL. I am however on the road to increase my skills and work towards more efficient and cleaner SQL code. With that said, Im going to start an on going series of posts which […]

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I came across a problem recently in which I needed to reseed a SQL table to a certain number for the auto incrementing of the primary key. You need to know the following : tableName – The name of the table you are reseeding Reseed or NoReseed – Will discuss briefly after […]

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