Evgeniy Gribkov posts

Database Versioning with Examples

To properly manage the database development process, stay informed of the changes delivered by other developers, and avoid conflicts or missing data in the database, one needs database versioning. This allows you to reconstruct any version of the database, view the history of changes, and ensure smooth database delivery.

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Version Control System – Version Control with Git

The article deals with the basics of versioning SQL Server databases and goes into the basics of working with the Git version control system.

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SQL Server Table Variables Overview

In the article, we are going to explore the basics of SQL Server table variables, compare local temporary table vs global temporary vs table variable, and examine a query execution plan performed with dbForge Studio for SQL Server.

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Create Full SQL Server Database Backup with dbForge Studio for SQL Server

The backup process is an important link in the chain of successful database administration and robust data protection. In this article, we are going to apply a comprehensive solution from dbForge Studio for SQL Server that allows quick and efficient database backup and restore.

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Introduction to SQL Server Temporary Tables

We all need to refer to temporary tables quite often. They are necessary to deal with interim aggregations or outputting intermediate results. However, it is also essential to delete temporary tables after using them. 

In this article, we’ll examine the basics of temporary tables and define how they differ from table variables. Then, we’ll learn how to delete temporary tables correctly, and we’ll create a stored procedure for deleting temporary tables in a current session.

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Restore SQL Server Database Backup Using T-SQL Script and SSMS

The third article in the series about SQL Server backup and restore will take us through the database restore process and demonstrate the two main principles of database restore available in Microsoft.

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Implementing a Scheduled Automatic SQL Server Backup Process

Now that we have reviewed the backup basics in the first article of our series dedicated to SQL Server backup, let’s proceed to the implementation and automation of the SQL Server backup process.

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SQL Server Backup Types and Key Concepts

The importance of database backup and restore can be neither underestimated nor ignored. And since your data is subject to modification, the primary task is to ensure its safety and mitigate the risks of data loss.

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How to Set Up Extended Events in SQL Server

Extended Events is a helpful and convenient solution designed to monitor your system performance. First introduced in SQL Server 2008, it has become the global default solution. SQL Server Extended Events apply to the DBMS state monitoring and help DB developers or DBAs to collect information, view it, and analyze it.

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How to Check SQL Server Query History

The data stored in the history of queries are among the most valuable for any DBA. Tracking back the SQL Server query history is a must in many cases. For instance, there might be a need to investigate a particular work case, check the backup history, or recover a specific query if your SQL Server suffers a crash.

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