Just a day ago I have received following email from Siddhi and I found it interesting so I am sharing with all of you. Hello Pinal, I have seen many blogs from you on SQL server and i have always found them useful and easy to understand. Thanks for all…Read More
SQL SERVER – Find Number of Rows and Disk Space Reserved – Using sp_spaceused Interesting Observation
Previously I posted SQL SERVER – Find Row Count in Table – Find Largest Table in Database – T-SQL. Today we will look into the same issue but with some additional interesting detail. We can find the row count using another system SP sp_spaceused. This SP gives additional information regarding…Read More
SQL SERVER – Find Table Row Count Without Using T-SQL and Without Opening Table
Recently I have been busy with interviewing many candidates for my organization. We are looking for some smart and experienced developers for some senior positions. I have wrote this previously SQL SERVER – Interesting Interview Questions. This blog post is about finding a table row count without using T-SQL.
SQLAuthority News – Book Review – Pro SQL Server 2005 Replication (Definitive Guide)
Pro SQL Server 2005 Replication (Definitive Guide) (Hardcover) by Sujoy Paul (Author) Link to Amazon Quick Review: This is good book for any novice developer to start in the world of database replication implementation and maintenance. Replication is important part of highly availability and one book covers all the concept…Read More
SQL SERVER – Guidelines and Coding Standards Complete List Download
Coding standards and guidelines are very important for any developer on the path to a successful career. A coding standard is a set of guidelines, rules and regulations on how to write code. Coding standards should be flexible enough or should take care of the situation where they should not prevent best practices for coding. They are basically the guidelines that one should follow for better understanding.
SQL SERVER – 2008 – Interview Questions and Answers – Part 8
Click here to get free chapters (PDF) in the mailbox SQL SERVER – 2008 – Interview Questions and Answers Complete List Download What is Data Compression? In SQL SERVE 2008 Data Compression comes in two flavors: Row Compression Page Compression Row Compression Row compression changes the format of physical storage…Read More