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How to Set Up Version Control of Your SQL Server Database from Scratch

Version-controlling SQL Server databases in GitHub has never been easier with Devart solutions. You can commit and revert changes, view and resolve conflicts, track changes and link static data with convenience. And such tools as dbForge Source Control will help you easily and effectively manage your GitHub repository.

But now let’s go back and see where it all begins. Let’s see how to create a new repo on GitHub and then clone it to your local computer.

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MySQL JOINs Tutorial with Examples

The article presents a detailed tutorial on MySQL JOINs. In it, you will learn about different types of JOINS that are supported in MySQL, their syntax, and how to use them.

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How to Use SQL Server DBCC SHOW_STATISTICS?

Database statistics are a powerful weapon. They store a vast array of information about the database data that helps identify slow-running queries and allows you to devise an algorithm to optimize query execution. The query optimizer embedded in your SQL Server database uses statistical data to tune execution plans according to the way your data characteristics change. That is why it is vital to keep the statistics up to date and to understand them well. Therefore, in this article, we are going to look at how to collect statistical information and how to interpret it correctly.

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How to Rename a MySQL Database?

Eventually, it appears necessary to change the name of a database in MySQL. For that purpose, we used to apply a simple RENAME DATABASE command that existed in earlier versions of MySQL. However, it became no longer available in the newer versions as it posed risks. The reason was that the RENAME DATABASE query could result in the loss of essential database contents, which clearly was undesirable.

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dbForge Studio for SQL Server Has Been Awarded G2 High Performer Spring 2021

dbForge Studio for SQL Server is an all-encompassing IDE, designed for efficient development, management, and administration of SQL Server databases. It comprises a set of tools that accelerate and automate a number of related tasks, including data and schema comparison, analysis, and reporting. Today we add another valuable entry to the list of its achievements – the G2 High Performer Spring 2021 award.

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Implement Automatic Migration of SQL Server Databases for DevOps

Quite often, migrating a database proves to be a cumbersome task. You have to control both schema and data changes introduced into the database. If you intend to build a reliable automation pipeline, you need to fully understand the process and use the proper tools to enhance your productivity.

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Column-Level SQL Server Encryption Example Using SQL Complete

The article provides an overview of the column-level SQL Server encryption, including the definition of the Always Encrypted feature, the keys it uses, and their types, and describes how to enable Always Encrypted and set up COLUMN MASTER KEY and COLUMN ENCRYPTION KEY in dbForge SQL Complete.

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MySQL SELECT Statement Basics

The article covers the basic syntax of a MySQL SELECT statement and provides examples that show how to use a MySQL SELECT statement to retrieve data from tables.

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MySQL INSERT Statement – Inserting Row Into a Table

The article covers the basic syntax of the MySQL INSERT statements and explains how to use the INSERT command in the MySQL table using dbForge Studio for MySQL.

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MariaDB Tutorial: An Introductory Guide with Examples

MariaDB is a popular relational database management system (RDBMS) that has a striking resemblance to MySQL. That is why we decided to compare and contrast the two systems while maintaining the focus on MariaDB databases. Read on to discover the essential information on MariaDB and learn how to install and connect to your MariaDB database as well as execute simple queries.

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