Create

10 – TSQL Create Table Statement

Hi! Today I learned about the Create Table statement, it allows you to create and define tables, as what I studied on the last episode, it is a DDL statement (Data Definition Language). CREATE TABLE The syntax for this statement in SQL Server (TSQL) id: CREATE TABLE table_name (...
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9 – Learning DDL and DML concepts

Hello there! Learning about DDL and DML concepts is a fundamental foundation for becoming a Data Wrangling and Data Warehousing extraordinaire.  SQL statements are divided into two major categories: Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML).  In Short:...

T-SQL syntax not acceptable in Azure SQL Data Warehouse

In your code Migration from SQL Server to Azure SQL DW, you will have to review some T-SQL syntax that are not acceptable in Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Here are the list of commands that will not work in your Azure SQL Data warehouse: ANSI joins on updates ANSI joins on deletes...

8.2 – TSQL Having and Union command

Today I kept studying about TSQL (Having and Union command). I also finished the TSQL tutorial from Microsoft that Luis sent me. HAVING clause The first example shows a HAVING clause with an aggregate function. It groups the SalesOrderDetail rows by product ID and eliminates...
TSQL

8.1 – TSQL command (Group By)

In the last episode you saw that I studied TSQL for the new project, today I had some issues with the machine, connection, permissions and SQL Server. Now everything is well set up and I could keep studying some TSQL! The command that I studied today was Group By, it is used in...

How to connect to Azure DW via SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Azure DW has been become more and more popular, and there is no doubt that Microsoft is putting all its efforts on the cloud. For those who wants to begin with this trend in Business Intelligence , simple questions can pop up our minds. This article will explain how to setup a...

Count Measure Issue in Tabular 2016 DAX Query

At BICG we are among the early adaptors of SQL 2016 and upgraded existing SQL 2014 server to SQL 2016. We went ahead and started moving away from DataZen and started creating Mobile Reports against exiting upgraded Tabular Models. Everything started to looks good until we hit few...
TSQL

7 – TSQL for a new project

A new project is coming around and I will help with some Business Intelligence tasks. Today I started to study TSQL for this new project, the idea is to get the basics and some concepts about it and during the work I’ll improve this knowledge. The next step is to learn the...
TSQL

6 – Learning TSQL basics concepts

Next step is a big progress, it is about learning TSQL basics, basically if you learn this concept and the most common commands that we are going to see here, you can do a lot of work in SQL database and you can improve this knowledge so much faster. TSQL (short for Transact SQL)...
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