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SQL SERVER – Restore Database Without or With Backup – Everything About Restore and Backup

The questions I received in last two weeks: “I do not have backup, is it possible to restore database to previous state?” “How can restore the database without using backup file?” “I accidentally deleted tables in my database, how can I revert back?” “How to revert the changes, I have…
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SQL SERVER – Microsoft White Papers – Analysis Services Query Best Practices – Partial Database Availability

Microsoft TechNet frequently releases White Papers on SQL Server Technology. I have read the following two white papers recently. The summary of its content is here. Analysis Services Query Performance Top 10 Best Practices Optimize cube and measure group design Define effective aggregations Use partitions Write efficient MDX Use the…
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SQL SERVER – 2005 Collation Explanation and Translation – Part 2

Following function return all the available collation of SQL Server 2005. My previous article about the SQL SERVER – 2005 Collation Explanation and Translation. SELECT * FROM sys.fn_HelpCollations() Result Set: (only few of 1011 records) Name Description Latin1_General_BIN Latin1-General, binary sort Latin1_General_BIN2 Latin1-General, binary code point comparison sort Latin1_General_CI_AI Latin1-General,…
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