SQL SERVER – DBCC command to RESEED Table Identity Value – Reset Table Identity

DBCC CHECKIDENT can reseed (reset) the identity value of the table. For example, YourTable has 25 rows with 25 as last identity. If we want next record to have identity as 35 we need to run following T SQL script in Query Analyzer. DBCC CHECKIDENT (yourtable, reseed, 34) If table…
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SQL SERVER – Union vs. Union All – Which is better for performance?

This article is completely re-written with better example SQL SERVER – Difference Between Union vs. Union All – Optimal Performance Comparison. I suggest all of my readers to go here for update article. UNION The UNION command is used to select related information from two tables, much like the JOIN…
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SQL SERVER – SQL Server 2005 Samples and Sample Databases (February 2007)

The samples download provides over 100 samples for SQL Server 2005, demonstrating the following components: Database Engine, including administration, data access, Full-Text Search, Common Language Runtime (CLR) integration, Server Management Objects (SMO), Service Broker, and XML Analysis Services Integration Services Notification Services Reporting Services Replication The samples databases downloads include…
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SQL SERVER – FIX : Error 15023: User already exists in current database.

Error 15023: User already exists in current database. 1) This is the best Solution. First of all run following T-SQL Query in Query Analyzer. This will return all the existing users in database in result pan. USE YourDB GO EXEC sp_change_users_login 'Report' GO Run following T-SQL Query in Query Analyzer…
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SQL SERVER – Primary Key Constraints and Unique Key Constraints

Primary Key: Primary Key enforces uniqueness of the column on which they are defined. Primary Key creates a clustered index on the column. Primary Key does not allow Nulls. Create table with Primary Key: CREATE TABLE Authors ( AuthorID INT NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, Name VARCHAR(100) NOT NULL ) GO…
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SQL SERVER – Shrinking Truncate Log File – Log Full

UPDATE: Please follow link for SQL SERVER – SHRINKFILE and TRUNCATE Log File in SQL Server 2008. Sometime, it looks impossible to shrink the Truncated Log file. Following code always shrinks the Truncated Log File to minimum size possible. USE DatabaseName GO DBCC SHRINKFILE(<TransactionLogName>, 1) BACKUP LOG <DatabaseName> WITH TRUNCATE_ONLY…
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