Looking for a table, but you don’t remember in which database it’s located? The code below will create a stored procedure, which you can use in order to find a table in multiple databases.
You can use the t-sql code below in order display the size of each table in a specific database.
Sometimes you need to do maintenance on a database, and you don’t really want to use single user mode or disable accounts. In that situation you could kill all connections to a specific database.In order to achieve that, you can use the t-sql code below.
You can create a temporary lock in T-SQL for -for example- testing:
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The following t-sql statement returns the server name, server instance, instance, edition & version of the running SQL-Server. SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(‘MachineName’) AS [ServerName], SERVERPROPERTY(‘ServerName’) AS [ServerInstanceName], SERVERPROPERTY(‘InstanceName’) AS [Instance], SERVERPROPERTY(‘Edition’) AS [Edition], SERVERPROPERTY(‘ProductVersion’) AS [ProductVersion], Left(@@Version, Charindex(‘-‘, @@version) – 2) As VersionName
When tracing with SQL profiler, it returned a query using ‘sp_cursorprepexec’.When executing the same query within SSMS, it failed with: sp_cursorprepexec: The value of the parameter XX is invalid. I managed to solve this by adding ‘+ 0x1000’ to the parameter