Bevan Ward

Bevan
Ward

Bevan Ward is a data management advisor for a multinational company. His ongoing focus is on data capture of quality content in a disconnected-to-connected environment and delivery to consumers across a wide variety of connection platforms.

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Excel Macro Creates INSERT Statements for Easy Data Migration 7
Here’s a solution that lets you migrate data from Excel to SQL Server without having to manually create INSERT statements or use SQL Server Management Studio’s (SSMS’s) Import Data feature.

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Sep 24, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 7: Detecting Primary Replica Ownership

In my mind, there are two logical ways that you might want to have your code check to see if the Primary Replica of a given AG database is currently hosted on a particular server or not...More
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Sep 17, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 6: High-Level Options and Rationale for Handling Batch Jobs

There are a couple of options for how we could handle batch jobs when Availability Groups are thrown into the mix....More
Sep 12, 2014
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Managing a Healthy SQL Server Database: Three Principles We Overlook

In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles we know are critical to ensuring optimal performance. Here’s a quick refresher....More
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