If you take the normal approach to create a linked server to SQL Azure Database, then you would end up in below error message.
I have already made a post on SQL SERVER – UDF – Remove Duplicate Chars From String where I showed you a method of removing duplicate characters form alphanumeric string. The UDF uses WHILE LOOP to extract the numbers.
Question: How to Insert Line Break in SQL Server String?
Unique key on a column is used to identify a particular row easily. It is created either by explicitly mentioning it either part of the definition or when defined as Primary key (By default it is unique and not null). Let us learn about special stored procedure sp_special_columns customers today.
There is a system procedure named sp_tables which is used to list out the tables available in the CURRENT database of the CURRENT server. But did you know that there exists another system stored procedure that can be used to list out the tables of database available in the linked server?
Some emails, indeed triggers blog posts such as the one I received the other day about database samples.