Category Archives: SQL Server 2016
First of all, I want to thank everyone at my session at SQL Saturday 689 in Prague this last weekend. It was a tremendous pleasure for me to present and share a bit of what I know with all of you.
I also want to say THANK YOU to the Czech BI & SQL Pass User Group for putting this amazing event to the community, I know how much work and effort has to be done to have such a great event. You treated not only myself but all the speakers so well, so thanks again for having me! You guys are great!
I also want to say THANK YOU to the Sponsors, with all your support the event was just awesome!
As I promised during my presentation, I would write this post to share the link to where you can download most of the resources used by myself during the presentation.
I would like to also ask you a bit of your time to fill up the session evaluation. This means a lot to all the speakers. Doing that, it helps all of us speakers to improve our presentation, subjects, demos and etc.. Please, please, please!! Do it! The link is below.
Thanks again and see you in 2018!
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A algum tempo atrás estava gravando um curso sobre criação de baselines com SQL Server, Integration Services e Reporting Services. Acontece que com a minha mudança de rotina, de trabalho e de uma série de outros fatores a gravação do curso acabou ficando em segundo plano.
Depois de pensar mais sobre isso, decidi que não iria mais continuar a gravação dos vídeos e então resolvi liberar em meu canal do youtube os primeiros que eu tinha gravado. São cerca de 4 a 5 vídeos curtos, mas que passam alguma dicas bem legais. Read the rest of this entry
In my first blog post about Python and SQL Server, I gave a very short introduction in how to actually connect and execute a simple query. Today I want to extend a bit on using Python and SQL Server.
As I described in the end of the previous post the ideal scenario is that you inherit the database connection from a single file and then use it whenever and anywhere you want. This makes your code to look cleaner and eliminate redundant work in case you need to change credentials or something else. For that I will show to you how to do it. Read the rest of this entry
I just wanted to do this quick blog post to give you a tip about a recent problem that I had in a SSIS Project. My scenario is the following.
Source Database Server: PostgreSQL
Target Database Server: SQL Server 2016
As you can see, I need to extract data from this PostgreSQL database and import in SQL Server. So far everything is working, but today I got this error of in one particular table: [OLE DB Destination ] Error: An error occurred while setting up a binding for the “MyColumnName” column. The binding status was “DT_NTEXT”. The data flow column type is “DBBINDSTATUS_UNSUPPORTEDCONVERSION”. The conversion from the OLE DB type of “DBTYPE_IUNKNOWN” to the destination column type of “DBTYPE_WVARCHAR” might not be supported by this provider. Read the rest of this entry
I’ve setup a new SQL Server 2016 AG Environment for Developers where they will use it for deploying and testing code, which means that they also want to SQL Server Integration Services for deploying and executing SSIS Packages. From SQL Server 2012 and onwards we have the new deployment model for SSIS and also the addition of SSISDB.
One of the features highly requested was the ability to add SSISDB to AG, which was also added, but before SQL Server 2016 the failover of the SSISDB database has to be done manually, on which you end up having more work to do. In SQL Server 2016 it was added the possibility for automatic failover of SSISDB. Read the rest of this entry
No próximo sábado (18/06) a partir das 08:00 da manhã o Rodrigo Dornel e eu estaremos conduzindo o SQL Server Discovery Day na Univille em Joinville.
Para quem não conhece o SQL Server Discovery Day será um evento focado apenas nas novidades do SQL Server 2016 e também onde levaremos um problema a ser resolvido pelos participantes na qual todos deverão apresentar a sua solução criada. Então é um dia com bastante mão na massa e aprender muito SQL Server. As vagas são beemmmm limitadas (cerca de 20 a 30) então se você tem interesse em participar é só verificar os passos abaixos. Read the rest of this entry
SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.0 has been launched today, so I want to take some time to show you how to enable the new feature called Stretch Tables. Stretch Tables will allow you to save your table in a Microsoft Azure SQL Database without any application code change to retrieve the information stored in the cloud. Below I will describe what you need to do to get Stretch Tables working. Read the rest of this entry