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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 (...
Concepts

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:...

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...
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)...

Introduction to BIDS Helper Add-in

Watch the video demonstration of BIDSHelper add-in for SQL Server Data tool. BIDS helper is Business Intelligence Development Studio/SSDT add-in to enhance functionality of the BI projects. BIDS helper has lots of features to enhance your Tabular/Multidimensional Cube,...

Journey to Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008

By: Simon Liew MCM Journey to Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008 I attempted Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) exam in second half of 2012 and thankfully passed both Knowledge Exam (88-970) and the Lab Exam (88-971) in my first attempt. I’m categorised in the “new” MCM...
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