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I happened to use the new (SQL Server 2016) STRING_SPLIT function in a table-valued function that I wrote the other day. When I went to sync the database to my SSDT database project, however, the project would no longer compile.
Update (2/26/17): It turns out that I did have uses for several of the GDAL 2.1 features, and there was a simple fix for the problem — switch to a different distribution. I tried the GIS Internals msi installer and everything worked the way it should.
I am developing a proof-of-concept for a genealogical database intended to support querying for various proximities including Generational relationships (traditional family tree) Proximity of events in time and space (geolocation) Genetic proximity (DNA matching via SNPs) … Continue reading →
Update: the hosting migration appears to have gone smoothly. DNS change propagation should complete within 1 day of this post. (And yes I am aware of the broken logo image at the top left. It resulted from reloading Weaver Extreme Plus settings after migrating the database, causing the old uploads directory … Continue reading →
Why I don’t do AGs (nothing against them; just not part of the service here)… Availability Groups: More Planned Downtime for Less Unplanned Downtime – Brent Ozar Unlimited®
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Love this… This is nothing new but it’s still a fun idea. The problem: The vendor app we just purchased (and are told we must keep) requires the sa password. The vendor insists that sa is hard coded int… Source: SA Spoof | SQL Studies
Update (7/25/16): You should be fine with older versions of Report Server and SSMS 2016/Visual Studio 2015/SSDT, if you do these three things: Set the appropriate compatibility level for deployment (TargetServerVersion) in the report project properties. Build the report project before deploying (this may also catch some kinds of errors). … Continue reading →
Window Functions and Cruel Defaults – Brent Ozar Unlimited®
It has been years since I tried selecting the RS 2012 option that automatically configures Report Server at installation time. I vaguely remembered that there was a good reason never to use it, but I felt like I needed reminding. And there was. … Continue reading →