The Trouble with Type TablesCommented on: 2 years ago
(January 24, 2013)
Referring to johnnywild's comments, a "look-up table" falls under the broad category of what are generally referred to as "Reference tables" to distinguish them from the other...
Building Dynamic IN ListsCommented on: 10 years ago
(April 28, 2005)
This is not abot this article, but about the May 2005 article by Vinod Kumar, which does not bring up a Reader Comments box when you click on it - Where are Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, and the...
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In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More