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SQL SERVER – Query Analyzer Shortcuts

Download Query Analyzer Shortcuts (PDF) Shortcut Function Shortcut Function ALT+BREAK Cancel a query CTRL+SHIFT+F2 Clear all bookmarks ALT+F1 Database object information CTRL+SHIFT+INSERT Insert a template ALT+F4 Exit CTRL+SHIFT+L Make selection lowercase CTRL+A Select all CTRL+SHIFT+M Replace template parameters CTRL+B Move the splitter CTRL+SHIFT+P Open CTRL+C Copy CTRL+SHIFT+R Remove comment CTRL+D…
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SQL SERVER – Query to find number Rows, Columns, ByteSize for each table in the current database – Find Biggest Table in Database

USE DatabaseName GO CREATE TABLE #temp ( table_name sysname , row_count INT, reserved_size VARCHAR(50), data_size VARCHAR(50), index_size VARCHAR(50), unused_size VARCHAR(50)) SET NOCOUNT ON INSERT #temp EXEC sp_msforeachtable 'sp_spaceused ''?''' SELECT a.table_name, a.row_count, COUNT(*) AS col_count, a.data_size FROM #temp a INNER JOIN information_schema.columns b ON a.table_name collate database_default = b.table_name collate…
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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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SQL SERVER – Fix : Error 14274: Cannot add, update, or delete a job (or its steps or schedules) that originated from an MSX server. The job was not saved.

To fix the error which occurs after the Windows server name been changed, when trying to update or delete the jobs previously created in a SQL Server 2000 instance, or attaching msdb database. Error 14274: Cannot add, update, or delete a job (or its steps or schedules) that originated from…
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SQL SERVER – Find Stored Procedure Related to Table in Database – Search in All Stored Procedure

Following code will help to find all the Stored Procedures (SP) which are related to one or more specific tables. sp_help and sp_depends does not always return accurate results. ----Option 1 SELECT DISTINCT so.name FROM syscomments sc INNER JOIN sysobjects so ON sc.id=so.id WHERE sc.TEXT LIKE '%tablename%' ----Option 2 SELECT DISTINCT o.name, o.xtype FROM syscomments c INNER JOIN sysobjects o…
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SQL SERVER – Cursor to Kill All Process in Database

When you run the script please make sure that you run it in different database then the one you want all the processes to be killed. CREATE TABLE #TmpWho (spid INT, ecid INT, status VARCHAR(150), loginame VARCHAR(150), hostname VARCHAR(150), blk INT, dbname VARCHAR(150), cmd VARCHAR(150)) INSERT INTO #TmpWho EXEC sp_who DECLARE @spid…
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