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MERGE your knowledge from EXPERTS – “Project BOTTICELLI”

Hi guys, I am just about to write an introduction of “Project Botticelli” for you; but they gave their introduction in very nice and precise manner so I decided to extract that and put it here for your quick reference. (Excerpt from https://projectbotticelli.com/about-project-botticelli-ltd) “Project Botticelli Ltd is a small company offering online training by business […]

bigatorJune 6, 2014 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
bigatorTags: , , , , , ,  · Posted in: Business Intelligence, Data Mining, DMX, Excel, MDX, Pivot Table, Power Pivot, SQL Server, SSAS, Suggestion, Training

T-SQL Tip : Finding Running Total Value

Hi Guys, In one of my SSRS Reporting needs, I need to display RunningTotal in some funny colors. Here is the script that I have used. I hope it may help you somewhere too 🙂 Thanks, Khilit

bigatorMay 21, 2014 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorOne Comment
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Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett – By Bill Gates

Hi Friends, Just wanted to share with you quickly… a good article by Bill Gates. http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130612065727-251749025-three-things-i-ve-learned-from-warren-buffett?trk=eml-mktg-celeb-bg-title Thanks, Khilit

bigatorJune 14, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
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MDX and DAX Query Formatter …. is back :)

Hi Friends, Just to share with you quickly that “MDX and DAX Query Formatter” site is back online. Here is the link: http://formatmdx.azurewebsites.net/ Thanks, Khilit

bigatorMay 13, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
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Recover Backed-up query files in SQL Server Management Studio

Hi guys, I just want to share quickly very handy tip regarding your SQL query sessions. When you open SQL queries in SSMS, you generally go on and work in newly opened pane/window but sometimes dont save that work. SSMS by default saves them in the event of pre-mature closure or crash of SSMS or […]

bigatorMay 7, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
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Retrieving id of inserted record: What to use @@IDENTITY or SCOPE_IDENTITY() or OUTPUT

Hi guys, This seems very basic information but need to know properly. Issue: I need to find out or have the id of the records which I inserted in table. Analysis: This requirement seems very simple but there could be various cases where you would not get the correct id just by using @@IDENTITY function. Think […]

bigatorFebruary 6, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
bigatorTags: , , , , , ,  · Posted in: Business Intelligence, Free, General, Interview QA, Quick Fix, Quick Tips, Script, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, SQLServerPedia, T-SQL, Training, Tutorial

The Story of Precision, Scale, and Length in SQL Server

Hi guys, Did you ever faced issues with BIG mathematical figures – related to either overflow or any  other arithmetic errors. This may be applicable to SQL arithmetic operations or arithmetic  operations you do with SQL table in SSIS etc. Well, check 1 more time, if you have any issues in your database design related […]

bigatorJanuary 28, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorOne Comment
bigatorTags: , , , , ,  · Posted in: Business Intelligence, Free, General, Interview QA, Quick Fix, Quick Tips, Script, SQL Server, SQL Server 2012, SQLServerPedia, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, T-SQL, Tutorial

Tracking Down Ghost Characters: WHERE Clause Does Not Work Properly In T-SQL Query

Hi guys, I would like to share an experience with you when I was working on 1 SSIS related issue. Scenario was: I have to exclude some records from Table A by matching some keys of Table B.  Table A Year Month CustomerCode <Extra Columns> 2012 JAN CX1000   2012 JAN CX2000   2012 JAN […]

bigatorJanuary 25, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
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MSSQL: Find total records of each Table in given Database

hi guys, i wanted to do a quick post on how you can find total number of records in each table of the database. here is the script you can use: USE <Your Database Name> GO ;WITH CTE_DATABASETABLESIZE (DATABASENAME, SCHEMANAME, TABLENAME, TOTALROWS) AS ( SELECT  DB_NAME(), SCHEMA_NAME(SO.UID), SO.NAME, SI.ROWS FROM  SYSOBJECTS SO  INNER JOIN SYSINDEXES […]

bigatorJanuary 23, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorOne Comment
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Microsoft SSAS Solution: Cube Design Considerations

Hi guys, today i read James Serra’ post – whether 1 single BIG cube is good as comapred to multiple small cubes. Check out the advantages and disadvantages with both design approaches. he made a pretty nifty list of both of these. i would also recommend you to read this post. here is the link: […]

bigatorJanuary 16, 2013 · bigatorKhilitchandra Prajapati · bigatorNo Comments
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