Posts Tagged ‘SQL server 2008’

Using Data Profiling Task in SSIS


Data Profiling is important in data quality processing and transformation. It provides a way to investigate large datasets and to identify incorrectly formatted data. This post explains doing data analysis using Data Profiling task.

Data Profiling task helps you to

Identify the problems with your data. Example: Finding the products in your data  which are […]

Running SQL Server JOBS with different user accounts in SQL 2008


This post discusses about configuring different user account to JOB running in SQL Server 2008. By default SQL JOBs runs under service account that you have configured while installing the SQL Server. You can follow the below steps to change the user account that running under JOB

1. Open SQL Server Management Studio and expand the […]

Creating a Database Unit Test using Visual Studio 2010


This post discusses about creating a database unit test case in Visual Studio 2010 which verifies the functionality of a stored procedure. Creating Database Test cases helps you to identify the code defects which in-directly effects the application behavior. In order to create a database unit test, you need to VS studio 2010 test suite […]

Analyzing SQL Server Performance using Performance Monitor Counters

This post discusses about using Performance Monitor tool to create a base-line using different performance counters. It also discusses analyzing hardware resource bottlenecks and retrieving performance monitor data in sql server using views. Performance Monitor Tool collects the detailed information of system resources including memory, processor , disk and network.SQL Server 2008 provides extensions to […]

Creating Maintenance Plans in SQL Server 2008 R2


One of the repetitive task that DBA need to perform is create maintenance plan for database. Maintenance plans enables you to automate maintenance activities for a database, backups, db integrity checks and index maintenance tasks. We can easily create a maintenance plan using a wizard in sql server 2008 R2.

You can use the following steps […]