Questions tagged [sql-server]

Use this tag specifically when seeking recommendations relating to Microsoft SQL Server. For general database questions use the [database] tag.

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Looking for something that will take an SSRS (.RDL) file and produce a PDF file

I'm looking for a product or method that allows me to take an SSRS report (.RDL file) and a parameter and produce a PDF file as output without manual steps. This would be triggered when a user opens a ...
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SQL Server CE Hotfix KB 2960153

There was a Microsoft Hotfix "On-demand hotfix update package for SQL Server Compact 4.0 Service Pack 1" made available around 2014 on the Microsoft website. Unfortunately, around 2018, ...
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Tool to save collection of pages in SSMS

I do a lot of work for various clients using SQL Server Management Studio (currently using version 18.5.1). Often, when working on a particular task, I'll have a bunch of pages open, with various ...
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Replacement for MS Access Front End

I manage the IT Operations for a UK based Recruitment Agency. We have about 40 employees. Our main business system/CRM runs on a MS Access front-end connecting to on-prem MS SQL Server. The front-...
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Is there an extension for Azure Data Studio that places a guideline at 80 characters?

Question: I use the extension Editor Guidelines in Visual Studio. Are there any similar extensions for Azure Data Studio? Workaround If not, is there any way to mimic this using an existing ...
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Documenting stored procedures

I'm searching for a SQL script or a freeware to document stored procedures batch, from the point of entry to tables and depending stored procedures. It should analyse all stored procedures regarding ...
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Mobile Friendly Data Entry App

I am trying to create a data entry "app" to collect daily readings across our site. Here are the three biggest constraints: Software - ideally, we would use some software within the Microsoft 365 ...
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Should I learn MySQL and SQL server together for learning SQL? [closed]

I am starting to learn SQL so I was wondering which RDBMS should I use, i.e. MySQL or SQL Server, so I can also mention that tool in my resume to give good impression to get a job here in India. So ...
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Compatible SQL server configuration manager for SQL server 2018

I have SQL server 2018, but its not showing local server. And also i have not installed SQL server configuration manager.Please suggest me compatible SQL server configuration manager for SQL sever ...
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Key difference between SQL Server 2016 and MySQL

My company is in the midst of an IT overhaul and considering a shift away from MS SQL Server (2016 Standard) to a MySQL database. I have used MS SQL Server for years, so I am apprehensive to make ...
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Looking for a Web-Frontend for a single SQL-Server table

we are using a FreePBX VOIP-System. We want to make a Phone-Protocol where each Call is shown and Users can add Information and assign the Call to an co-worker. The list will have some fields, which ...
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Sever host for simple PHP mysql dynamic website

I've been working on my first serious web project for about 6 months now - the time has now come to deploy it. I am a complete noob and this is new territory but equally this site is very important so ...
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Best Tool for Analyzing Multi-Tab Excel Files with 100-500k Records

I have started a new job and I need to analyze client's databases. Many times when we first meet with them we just get a huge Excel file with a dozen or so tabs and a partial to full dump of various ...
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Is there a tool to view entity relations from a sql script?

I have a sql file with a long list of create tables and alter tables. Is there a tool available to look at the entity relationships that result from running the sql script. It would be great to not ...
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SSRS - SQL Server Reporting Services Possibility?

Currently, we have SQL Server 2012 R2. Looking to produce some reports and have them automatically run and have converted to PDF with the possibility of automating an email to send to subscribers of ...
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Are there any open source API's to push and pull data tables from SQL to Google Cloud(Big Query) and Vice Versa?

Part of my jobs is to push and pull data tables from SQL to the Google cloud (Big Query) and vice versa. I was wondering if there are any robust API's that can be used in my web apps, SSIS Packages, ...
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Report distribution tool

we are looking for a SW/tool which would help us to automate the reports distribution. We use MS SQL Server 2016 and SSRS (Sql server Reporting Services), we have a knowledge of SQL coding. Our ...
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What software should i use to create a ERP SYSTEM?

i would like you help me with this question. if you have to make a software ERP , with modules like Human Resource, Inventory, Sales & Marketing, Purches, Finance & Accounting, Customer ...
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Dynamic web application based on MS Access

I am given MS Access file, based on which I need to create a web application with some statistics. The end user is downloading this MS Access file from some third party application, say once a week. ...
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How can I install a small/lite version of SQL server on my client's machine for my software trial version?

I'm a software engineer and I'm currently working on a new project. My clients always complain about my trial versions as it takes too much time and resources. I usually install SQL server full ...
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Tool to convert stored procedures from SQL Server to MySQL

I am already tried like a below tools for conversion Mysql workbench Dataloader (trial version) DRPU database converter (trial version) But, still i can't able to convert Stored procedures from sql ...
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Need a database for a single-user app to sync data across computers without storing on the internet

Need suggestions for a database. I'm tasked to write a C# desktop application for a small business. The business owner does not want his data to be stored on the internet. He has two desktop computers....
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NoSQL or RDBMS for user defined columns

We will soon be rewriting an application that will allow the end user to define objects and fields on those objects. I come from an MSSQL background and am familiar with options to handle this use ...
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Software/tool to design database diagrams for MSSQL

I am looking for a free software/tool to design database diagrams for MSSQL. There are some online tools which I think great but not free https://sqldbm.com https://app.quickdatabasediagrams.com/ ...
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Are there any main differences between MySQL (MariaDB), PostgreSQL, Oracle, Microsoft Databases for usage in enterprise? [closed]

Lets take this: Company using Microsoft Server Database since 2008. Its company what heavily depends on working with data from databases. (Construction company ) Current database is outdated and not ...
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Tool for monitoring table churn in MS SQL Server

I am looking for Desktop or Web based MS SQL Server monitoring tools, that runs on Windows Server 2008 ~ 2012, my budget is around $3000, who have this capability: Able to monitor how many data rows ...
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R access to SQL Server

I'm having to update my access to SQL Server from R on windows. The only option I see right now is odbc. Unfortunately, the ODBC standard and this driver (using nanodbc) in particular has some ...
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Tool for transferring data from linux machine to MSSQL on remote (Windows) machine

Is there some kind of opensource / free tools for transferring data from a linux machine to a remote (Windows Server 2012) MSSQL Database Server that can be called / controlled via a bash script? ...
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Excel to SQL mapping tool

I am looking for a tool/library to import data from different clients into our SQL database. Each client will have their own EXCEL file. So the number of columns, name of the columns in EXCEL would be ...
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PHP MSSQL Table editor in browser

I have a website running PHP, and a Microsoft SQL Database at the back end. I want an end user to be able to edit a table within the SQL database. I want them to be able to do this using a page on the ...
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Some freeware tool or script to fetch the MS SQL Server Edition

I need to check "Microsoft SQL Server Edition" e.g. Standard, Express or Enterprise etc installed on multiple systems, but to get the edition details I manually execute @@version query on each SQL ...
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Software to build networks visualization using relational tables

I've an table in SQL Server with the following schema: - Partner_ID - Child_ID - Relationship_Name Example of my data: Partner_ID Child_ID Relationship_Name A A1 ...
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Which Software to take, when creating a database diagram

We are using a MS SQL Server database and we want to create a database diagram for an existing database. There were several options on how to do this: In Microsoft Visio 2010, Visual Studio 2013 or ...
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Which Software Solution should I Use to employ predictive analytics (as a newbie)?

I'm a Business Intelligence analyst working almost entirely with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and Tableau to produce BI reports. I'd like to start to incorporate some predictive analytics, and ...
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Recommendation for a SQL server development and management tool

I am currently using Toad for SQL server 6.8 and I am very disappointed in the quality of the software. It took them more than year to deliver version 6.8 and finally, when they did, it is pretty much ...
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Scheduling Jobs - Software Development

I require a free tool (capable to be mantain or grow up with my own developments) to maintain, monitor and schedule cron jobs that run on Windows, Linux, and executes MSSQL SSIS and MSSQL commands. ...
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Which software can I use to browse a MSSQL database?

I want something similar to phpMyAdmin for an MSSQL server. It MUST have / be: M1: a graphical interface where I can see all table names M2: gratis M3: work with ubuntu 16.04 Nice to have would be ...
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Recommendations for creating wallboard-type displays using MSSQL data sources

I'm looking for some recommendations in terms of data visualisation tools. At my current place of work we have 'Wallboards' - these are basically web pages which are displayed on the big screens, ...
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Generate ETL for many (173) delimited database files

I get a zip of 173 database files, in a delimited format, each day. We call this extract DbUnload. The company that sends me this file, won't adjust the file spec or give me notification of any ...
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Tool to write a scheduled job that sends an email every 5 minutes using .Net core & SQL Server

My requirement is to write a batch program/job that sends an email every 5 minutes. It will query an sql server database. My team is a microsoft shop so we are exposed to .Net core and SQL server. ...
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SQL Server database version control

I'm looking for open source SQL Server database version control addon/tools to link with Git. I tried gitSQL and red-gate sql source control (not an open source). With gitSQL I see a problem that ...
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Which database to use for making a small inventory management system?

I, want to make a small business inventory management system application in java ,for windows 7,8,10 . I have used sql server express ( but it has a limit of 10 gb) and a little of mysql but i know ...
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SQL Editor for Microsoft SQL server

I'm looking for an SQL editor which can be used to edit queries in MS SQL Server. Currently I'm using Oracle SQL developer which I like very much, but that can connect to Oracle databases only. ...
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Which tool to use for SQL Server Database migrations and why as of 2017?

I want to know a tool to use for SQL Server Database migrations and why as of 2017, since I worry about this topic, so I can automate this process as much as possible. What do you think about Entity ...
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SQL Server replication tool

I'm looking for a Windows tool (preferably installable as a windows service) for periodic database synchronization. Once every X minutes it should connect to Source SQL Server database, check for any ...
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Open source Tool for creating reports of DB structure for SQL Server 2008

Any recommendation for open source tool (or evaluation functional software) witch I could generate a report (Excel or Word) of all my tables and fields of a SQL server 2008 Database ?
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Reporting tools when using SQL server management

Here's my context : We are found of SSRS (SQL server reporting services) with visual studio 2008 But the more we use it, the more we see limitations, and bug, and non-implemented feature, and ...
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recommendation for erp/dms using sql-server-express?

I am searching for recommendations for a ERP/DMS/CMS type platform which runs on or alongside SQL-server express. The ERP/DMS will be an extension to invoicing/accounting software - which runs on SQL-...
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Azure SQL Server client for Mac OS X that does not require Java

Is there a Microsoft SQL Server client that runs on Mac OS that does not require Java? If there is more than one, which would you recommend? Besides one that runs the usual queries, I would also like ...
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SQL Server manager alternative

I am currently using SQL Server Management Studio, which is way too heavy. I used to work with a different manager to connect to an Oracle database, but I don't recall the name. It was lightweight and ...