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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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SQL SERVER – Validate Field For DATE datatype using function ISDATE()

This article is based on the a question from Jr. Developer at my company. He works with the system, where we import CSV file in our database. One of the fields in the database is DATETIME field. Due to architecture requirement, we insert all the CSV fields in the temp table which has all the fields VARCHAR. We validate all the data first in temp table (check for inconsistency, malicious code, incorrect data type) and if passed validation we insert them in the final table in the database. Let us learn about ISDate function in this blog post.

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SQLAuthority News – SQL Blog SQLAuthority.com Comment by Mr. Ben Forta

Today is one of the most glorious day for SQLAuthority.com in history. Famous author of Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL In 10 Minutes, ColdFusion Guru, and well known evangelists Mr. Ben Forta has made comment on his blog about SQLAuthority.com. I encourage all my readers to visit comment…
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