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Posted July 22, 2014 by

View and Edit Two Files Side By Side in SQL Server and Notepad++

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Notepad++ is the editor that programmers prefer most because it is fast and lightweight. It is also bundled with tons of features and smart plugins. Notepad++ can be downloaded for free and is available on Windows as well as other operating systems. There are various tips and tricks that you can use to increase your […]

Posted July 21, 2014 by

Select Text Columns or Boxes Vertically in Notepad++ and SQL Server 2012

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In any source code, we frequently need to select a piece of text vertically (column mode). This is not possible with typical editors such as Notepad or Wordpad. Vertically selecting text columns or boxes is one of the coolest tricks everyone should know in order to save time and increase productivity. This tutorial explains how […]

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted February 2, 2014 by

Inner and Left Outer Join with Where Clause vs ON Clause

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Filtering results with the [ON] clause and the [Where] clause using LEFT OUTER JOIN and INNER JOIN is a very powerful technique.

Posted January 1, 2014 by

11 Keyboard Shortcuts Every SQL Server Geek Should Know

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A smart programmer knows the ins and outs of the IDE in which he works. Keyboard shortcuts save a lot of time and can improve productivity as well. SQL server Management Studio has included over 100 keyboard shortcuts. Here, we will explore the most essential shortcuts which will make our daily programming life more easy […]

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted December 20, 2013 by

A Beginner’s Guide to the OUTPUT Clause in SQL Server

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T-SQL supports the OUTPUT clause after the inception of SQL server 2005 and later editions. We can use the OUTPUT clause with DML statements (INSERT, DELETE, UPDATE) to return information from modified rows.

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted December 13, 2013 by

SQL Server: Browser Service Started and Then Stopped

The SQL Server Browser service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs.

This error message is commonly encountered: “The SQL Server Browser service on your local computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs.” This is how explore and fix this SQL Server issue.

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted October 19, 2013 by

SQL Server: Coding the After Delete Trigger in SQL Server

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A trigger is special type of stored procedure that is executed when an INSERT, DELETE or UPDATE statement modifies data in a table.

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted June 27, 2013 by

SQL Server 2012: Pagination with Order By and Offset Fetch

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Many times developers need to implement pagination on search results. Pagination is the process of dividing the results of a query into discrete numbered pages.

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted June 23, 2013 by

SQL Server: Coding the After Insert Trigger in SQL Server

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A trigger is a special type of stored procedure that is executed when an INSERT, DELETE or UPDATE statement modifies data in a table.

Category Database, SQL Server

Posted June 14, 2013 by

SQL Server 2012: Using Top with Percent in SQL Server

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The TOP clause in SQL Server is used to limit the number of rows in a result set. You can specify the number of rows or percentage of rows to be returned with the TOP clause.

Category Database, SQL Server