SQL SERVER – Recovery Models and Selection

SQL Server offers three recovery models: full recovery, simple recovery and bulk-logged recovery. The recovery models determine how much data loss is acceptable and determines whether and how transaction logs can be backed up. Select Simple Recovery Model if: * Your data is not critical. * Losing all transactions since…
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SQL SERVER – Database Coding Standards and Guidelines – Introduction

I have received many many request to do another series since my series SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers Complete List Download. I have created small series of Coding Standards and Guidelines, as this is the second most request I have received from readers. This document can be extremely long but I have limited to very few pages as it is difficult to follow thousands of the rules. My experience says it is more productive developer and better code if coding standard has important fewer rules than lots of micro rules.

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SQL SERVER – 64 bit Architecture and White Paper

In supportability, manageability, scalability, performance, interoperability, and business intelligence, SQL Server 2005 provides far richer 64-bit support than its predecessor. This paper describes these enhancements. Read the original paper here. Following abstract is taken from the same paper. Another interesting article on 64-bit Computing with SQL Server 2005 is here.…
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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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