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Creating FOREIGN KEY constraints as enabled, trusted, non-trusted, and/or disabled

Posted May 07, 2017

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I am in the middle of building a utility (for work, and for my next SQLBLOG post), that will help when you need to drop the foreign key constraints on a table,... more »
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Embrace R @ SQL Nexus 2017 & SQL Saturday #626

Posted April 02, 2017

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R is the hottest topic in SQL Server 2016. If you want to learn how to use it for advanced analytics, join my seminar at SQL Nexus conference on my 1st in... more »
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Utility to reset a sequence next value based on a table/sequence relationship

Posted July 22, 2015

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So I was building a database the other day, and I used sequence objects for all of the defaults because it was FAR easier to load data into the table not... more »
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Working with Temporal Data in SQL Server

Posted May 29, 2014

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My third Pluralsight course, Working with Temporal Data in SQL Server, is published. I am really proud on the second part of the course, where I discuss... more »
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Utility Queries–Column Metadata

Posted April 22, 2012

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Very often, I find myself wanting to query system metadata for columns. Some of the metadata is fairly easy to deal with, like if you want to find column... more »
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Can you trust your constraints?

Posted March 29, 2007

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SQL Server allows you to temporarily disable your CHECK and FOREIGN KEY constraints. I would not recommend this as part of your regular production schedule,... more »
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