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SQL Server Script to Display Job History

Its not always quick and easy in SQL Server to get a full list of the jobs that have been run, when they were run and how long they took. I created the following script to quickly check on the

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SQL Server Tables – BTree or Linked List?

Is a clustered table in SQL Server a BTree or Linked List? When you first learn about the structure behind clustered indexes in SQL Server, you find out that the clustered index is structured as a type of B+Tree where queries that

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How To Move TempDB Files

I was asked recently how to move TempDB on SQL Server. The question specifically was how to move the TempDB files to different drives. At that point I realized that I don’t have that posted to my blog, so here we go.

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TSQL JOIN Types Poster (Version 4)

So many times I have been asked for help with a query, where the question really comes down to the understanding of the difference between INNER and LEFT or RIGHT JOINs. I created this poster a few years ago and

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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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TSQL JOIN Types Poster (Version 3)

NOTE:: There is an updated version of the poster available now.   Version 4 is now available. So many times I have been asked for help with a query, where the question really comes down to the understanding of the difference

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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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SQL Server Performance Tuning

Need help with SQL Server Performance Tuning, contact Steve at Stedman Solutions, LLC for help, or take a look at the performance tuning page at the SteveStedman.com blog. We can help with tuning a single query or with figuring out why your SQL Server is running slow. Free 30 minute consultation.

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