SQL SERVER – Disabling 15000 Partitions (15k)

I am really having fun working with customers who are pushing the learning barrier in my new consulting role. The more customers I meet; merrier I am because I am getting interesting challenges that push me from the normal comfort zone I am in. Learning is never stopped, but the learning can never be facilitated if we are not in that zone to learn. This customer had a requirement of upgrading to a newer release and in the process was looking at disabling the 15k partitions he had enabled on the DB because this was out-of-box supported in the latest versions. I thought this was important to bring to life am I talking here. In this blog we will learn about Disabling 15000 Partitions.

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SQL SERVER – Advantages of Partitioning – Quiz – Puzzle – 30 of 31

The year 2011 was a year of learning and opportunity for me. My recent book, SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers, has received such overwhelming love and support from all of you. While writing the book, I had two simple goals: (1) Master the Basics and (2) Ignite Learning. There was a constant request from the Community to take the learning of these books to the next level. Here is an article which discusses the Author’s Perspective. Let us see the puzzle of Advantages of Partitioning. 

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SQL SERVER – 2005 – Database Table Partitioning Tutorial – How to Horizontal Partition Database Table

I have received calls from my DBA friend who read my article SQL SERVER – 2005 – Introduction to Partitioning. He suggested that I should write a simple tutorial about how to horizontal partition database table. Here is a simple tutorial which explains how a table can be partitioned.

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