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Introducing the DataBase Corruption Challenge (DBCC) – Week 1 Challenge

Welcome to the DataBase Corruption Challenge, this is an about weekly blog challenge where I will post a corrupt SQL Server database with some details on what happened to it. If at this point you are already a bit irked

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Enabling Transparent Data Encryption on SQL Server 2014

To start with for Transparent Data Encyrption (TDE) we will need to be using Enterprise (or Developer) edition of SQL Server 2014. I am using SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition CTP1, which is the early release of SQL Server 2014.

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CTE Scope

Day 5 of Common Table Expression Month (June) at SteveStedman.com, today I will cover concepts around the scope of a CTE. The queries in the video will be using that database that was set up in a previous posting on

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Common Table Expressions – Terminating the Previous Statement

Day 4 of Common Table Expression Month (June) at SteveStedman.com, today I will cover the topic of terminating the previous T-SQL statement. These queries will be using that database that was set up in a previous posting on the CTE_DEMO Sample

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DBCC CheckFilegroup

Being day five of the DBCC Command month at SteveStedman.com, today’s featured DBCC Command is DBCC CHECKFILEGROUP. Description: DBCC CHECKFILEGROUP is used for a specific filegroup to check the disk allocation and structural integrity of all tables and indexed views.

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DBCC CheckAlloc

Being day one of DBBC Command month at SteveStedman.com, today’s featured DBCC Command is DBCC CHECKALLOC. Description: DBCC CheckAlloc checks and can repair disk space allocation structures for a database. DBCC CheckAlloc checks the allocation for all pages in the

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