SQL SERVER – Search Text Field – CHARINDEX vs PATINDEX

We can use either CHARINDEX or PATINDEX to search in TEXT field in SQL SERVER. The CHARINDEX and PATINDEX functions return the starting position of a pattern you specify. Both functions take two arguments. With PATINDEX, you must include percent signs before and after the pattern, unless you are looking…
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SQL SERVER – TempDB is Full. Move TempDB from one drive to another drive.

If you ever find your TEmpDB to be full and if you want to move TempDB, you will find this blog post very helpful.

Here is the error message which may come across.

Event ID: 17052
Description: The LOG FILE FOR DATABASE ‘tempdb’ IS FULL.
Back up the TRANSACTION LOG FOR the DATABASE TO free
Up SOME LOG SPACE

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SQL SERVER – Fix : Error 8101 An explicit value for the identity column in table can only be specified when a column list is used and IDENTITY_INSERT is ON

This error occurs when the user has attempted to insert a row containing a specific identity value into a table that contains an identity column. Run following commands according to your SQL Statement. Let us learn about the IDENTITY_INSERT.

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SQL SERVER – Stored Procedure – Clean Cache and Clean Buffer

Use DBCC FREEPROCCACHE to clear the procedure cache. Freeing the procedure cache would cause, for example, an ad-hoc SQL statement to be recompiled rather than reused from the cache. If observing through SQL Profiler, one can watch the Cache Remove events occur as DBCC FREEPROCCACHE goes to work. DBCC FREEPROCCACHE will invalidate all stored procedure plans that the optimizer has cached in memory and force SQL Server to compile new plans the next time those procedures are run.

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