Here’s a short tip on how to align columns (separated by comma or other character) for text files in Notepad++ for increased readability.
This short blog post is mostly targeted to my Swedish visitors. I have created a downloadable database backup that contains all SNI codes with both Swedish and English descriptions.
The SSISDB Catalog was introduced in SQL Server 2014. With it came a lot of procedures to manage deployed SSIS projects. The procedures cover running, configuring, managing and troubleshooting SSIS packages. In this post I will cover a procedure that … Read more →
SQL Server Recovery time is the time it takes for SQL Server to rollback or roll-forward transaction not yet persisted to the database after a service restart. Transactions that are uncommitted are rolled back, and transactions that are committed but … Read more →
One way to keep track of your data- and log file sizes in SQL Server, is to send an email notification whenever a file growth occurs.
Some time ago I demonstrated how to use XQuery to map a hierarchical XML document into parent- child relational tables. You can find that article here. The other way around, (to create create XML with T-SQL), is a lot easier … Read more →
The dynamic management view sys.dm_exec_cached_plans returns information on query plans currently in memory. This information can be useful for a lot of reasons: checking total memory allowed for cached plans, which plans aren’t getting reused, searching for certain query plan … Read more →
In some cases it is necessary to have an unbroken time series, for instance to have all days during a year. But what if some days are missing from the data? How can we fill in gaps in time series?
In most business, when a company receives payment for a sold product, that payment can be considered an income. But to an insurance company, only the part of the premium that has been earned (Earned Premium) can be considered as … Read more →
This post contains a template for sending HTML tables via mail in T-SQL. A prerequisite is that you have created a Database Mail Profile. If you don’t have an email server available, you can use Gmail instead as demonstrated here.