I needed to find out which columns within all tables in the database, contained a specific string of text. I therefore wrote a script to do exactly that 🙂
If you need to transfer the logins and passwords from one server or instance to another server or instance, please refer to this very useful article from Microsoft: How to transfer the logins and the passwords between instances of SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008
If you want to be able to specify the sort criteria for the results returned from a stored procedure, based on a provided parameter, you might want to try using the “QUOTENAME” function.
The Transact-SQL script in this post returns a list of tables and a count of the number of records within each table.
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The code contained in this post can be used to find all tables that contain columns that have “ADDRESS” in the name. It can easily be modified to search for table column names with any specific word.
When I upgraded the User Online plugin (wp-useronline) a short while ago, I got a Fatal Error: Fatal error: Call to undefined method scbOptions::get_key() in …/wp-content/plugins/wp-useronline/admin.php on line 56 I looked on Google and found the WordPress Support page http://wordpress.org/support/topic/396809 and renamed the plugin folder “wp-useronline” to “xwp-useronline”. I then went to the Plugins page […]
Hi. I have just downloaded Red Gate’s FREE SQL Search tool from http://www.red-gate.com/products/SQL_Search/index.htm Features: Find fragments of SQL text within stored procedures, functions, views and more Quickly navigate to objects wherever they happen to be on your servers Find all references to an object Integrates with SSMS Why use SQL Search? Impact Analysis You want […]
I have been using a Transact-SQL query (see Method 1 – Update entire table below) to get the Median “Order Value” for an entire list of Customers. However, due to the quantity of data, it was taking for ever.
Therefore, this morning I decided to write a SQL Server User Defined Function (see Method 2 – Function below) [1. Please ensure you test any script taken from my website on a test/development machine, before running on a production server.] to update the Median Order Value for a single Customer. I then used a UPDATE query to update all of the customers. This took a lot less time to process 🙂
Recently I have started to do a bit of web development using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. However, whenever I tried to view the site (which uses the ASP.Net Development Server as I am running it from the File System), I was always getting an “Unable to Connect” error in FireFox. However, after doing some searching […]
The SQL Server function in this post can be used to highlight text (while preserving the case) that has been searched for within a web page.
The Transact-SQL script in this post which was written for SQL Server 2005, returns a list of the values and a count for each and every field within a table. You just need to change the schema name and table name, and specify a limit (if needed) for the number of values returned for each field.