SQL SERVER – Good, Better and Best Programming Techniques

A week ago, I was invited to meeting of programmers. Subject of meeting was “Good, Better and Best Programming Techniques”. I had made small note before I went to meeting, so if I have to talk about or discuss SQL Server it can come handy. Well, I did not get…
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SQL SERVER – Difference Between Unique Index vs Unique Constraint

Unique Index and Unique Constraint are the same. They achieve same goal. SQL Performance is same for both. Add Unique Constraint ALTER TABLE dbo.<tablename> ADD CONSTRAINT <namingconventionconstraint> UNIQUE NONCLUSTERED ( <columnname> ) ON [PRIMARY] Add Unique Index CREATE UNIQUE NONCLUSTERED INDEX <namingconventionconstraint> ON dbo.<tablename> ( <columnname> ) ON [PRIMARY] There…
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SQL SERVER – ERROR Messages – sysmessages error severity level

SQL ERROR Messages

Each error message displayed by SQL Server has an associated error message number that uniquely identifies the type of error. The error severity levels provide a quick reference for you about the nature of the error. The error state number is an integer value between 1 and 127; it represents information about the source that issued the error. The error message is a description of the error that occurred. The error messages are stored in the sysmessages system table.

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