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Category Archives: Fun stuff with SQL Server
I am continuing putting some common examples of operations for Microsoft SQL Server. In addition to some of the Date related code snippets published before, there are few more today:
Is SQL Server Collation setting your enemy or your friend? How to change server default collation? In general, it is your friend, it will help SQL Server to figure out how to store character strings in different locale. It becomes … Continue reading
Last time we have seen how to manipulate text files from SQL Server code using Scripting object. This time we would look at “Read File As Table” operation from a different angle – using BULK INSERT operation. There are pros and … Continue reading
Writing a log, dumping data, looking for file to be used in Bulk insert… There are many situations when you would want to have access to files from inside your SQL code on Microsoft SQL Server. Did you know that you … Continue reading
Did you ever faced a situation when you need quickly calculate some boundaries of the Date value like First Day of the month, Last Day of the month, etc… in T-SQL? Colegue of mine asked me this question… WOW! What do … Continue reading