Category: SQL Server

SQL Server Mentoring – Now Available

Yesterday I was asked by a client about consulting questions and for my help without the typical minimum hourly commitment. He pointed out that he has things that he could use help with that don’t require a multi-hour type project.

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TSQL – Change Data Capture

You have a need to keep track of all insert, update and delete actions on a table, or multiple tables. As you consider solutions, you might think about using a trigger, however triggers have their own baggage. You consider using

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TSQL Training: JOINs

Today’s training will be on JOINs.  Here is the outline for the training. —Basic SELECT —INNER JOIN —LEFT OUTER JOIN —RIGHT OUTER JOIN —LEFT OUTER JOIN with exclusion —RIGHT OUTER JOIN with exclusion —SEMI JOIN —ANTI SEMI JOIN —CROSS JOIN

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Using The TSQL EOMONTH Function

Here is a quick video training on how to use the T-SQL EOMONTH function on SQL Server. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. The EOMONTH function returns the last day of a given

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Using The TSQL DATEADD Function

Here is a quick video training on how to use the T-SQL DATEADD function on SQL Server. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. And here is the sample code to go with the

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Using The TSQL DATEDIFF Function

Here is a quick video training on how to use the T-SQL DATEDIFF function on SQL Server. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. And here is the sample code to go with the

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Using The TSQL DATEPART Function

Here is a quick video training on how to use the T-SQL DATEPART function on SQL Server. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. And here is the sample code to go with the

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Using the TSQL GetDate Function

Here is a quick video tutorial on how to use the T-SQL GetDate function on SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014 or newer. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. Here is the

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Using the TSQL CASE Statement

Here is a quick video tutorial on how to use the T-SQL CASE function on SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014 0r newer. This was originally part of my free SQL query training for the 70-461 certification exam. Here is the

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TSQL OUTER JOINS (LEFT and RIGHT)

After learning the INNER JOIN when querying SQL Server, the LEFT OUTER JOIN and RIGHT OUTER JOIN are often what people attempt to learn next. The reason that I say attempt is that most people don’t get OUTER JOINs right the

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