SQL Server – Creating linked server in SQL Server Management Studio

In SQL Server environments the linked server functionality is commonly used to connect to another (remote) database or file (Xls, CVX) using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and access and use the remote data and objects. Read More …

Microsoft SQL Server SSIS – The RPC server is unavailable

Once installed Microsoft SQL Server SSIS (Integration Services) on a Windows Server node, when you try connect to it remotely (SQL Server Integration Service) directly from SSMS you could see an error related to “The RPC server is unavailable”. Read More …

SQL Server – Performance Best Practices

Talking about SQL Server optimization, query tuning is often the fastest way to accelerate SQL Server performance. Most often system-level Read More …

Microsoft SQL Server – TCP Port vs TCP Dynamic Ports

The default instance of SQL Server will listen on port 1433 (unless you’ve changed it to something else). However, by default, named instances will use a dynamic port, and SQL Server Browser will determine which port has been allocated and direct traffic accordingly. Read More …

SQL Server Management Studio – Exporting CSV

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio is a commonly-used bit of the Microsoft SQL Server installation, and a decent enough tool for browsing, querying and managing the data. Read More …

Exporting Data From SQL Server to Script File

SQL Server provides the ability to generate scripts for creating databases, tables, stored procedures, functions, views and inserting data. For Read More …

SQL Server – ANSI_Padding and Scripting from SSMS

Let’s say that you want to quickly create a table from an existing table in another database. If you are Read More …

Performing a Silent Install of SQL Server Management Studio (2016)

Send Us a Sign! (Contact Us!) Show More Info This article has total words. (Including header) With the release of Read More …

Triggers – SQL Server

In SQL Server, a trigger is a special type of stored procedure which will run automatically in response to some Read More …