SQL Script to find the list of all the jobs failed yesterday

One of the important task of any DBA is to find out all the jobs which are failed yesterday. Below SQL Script can be used to find out all the jobs which are failed yesterday. SELECT DISTINCT CAST(CONVERT(datetime,CAST(run_date AS char(8)),101) AS char(11)) AS ‘Failure Date’, SUBSTRING(T2.name,1,40) AS ‘Job Name’, T1.step_id AS ‘Step_id’, T1.step_name AS ‘Step […]

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SQL Script to search stored procedures containing a given text

Sometimes we need to find out how many stored procedures contains a given text. Below SQL query can be used to find out the list of all the stored procedures which contains a  particular given text as input. SELECT OBJECT_NAME(object_id), OBJECT_DEFINITION(object_id) FROM sys.procedures WHERE OBJECT_DEFINITION(object_id) LIKE ‘%Given text%’

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SQL Script to find the databases size

Sometimes we need to find out the size of the database on a server. Below SQL Scripts can be used to find out the size of all the databases created on the server.  ;WITH DBSize (SqlServerInstanceName, DatabaseName, DatabaseSize, DBLogSize, TotalDBSize) AS (   SELECT      @@SERVERNAME SqlServerInstanceName,             db.name AS […]

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T-SQL script to find the growth size of database files

Below query can be used to see the growth size of database files. DECLARE @filename NVARCHAR(1000); DECLARE @bc INT; DECLARE @ec INT; DECLARE @bfn VARCHAR(1000); DECLARE @efn VARCHAR(10); — Get the name of the current default trace SELECT @filename = CAST(value AS NVARCHAR(1000)) FROM ::fn_trace_getinfo(DEFAULT) WHERE traceid = 1 AND property = 2; — rip […]

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T-SQL script to find the highly populated tables in database

Sometimes we need to check which tables of our database is highly populated. Below is the T-SQL Script which we can use to find out that. SELECT      t.NAME AS TableName,     i.name as indexName,     sum(p.rows) as RowCounts,     sum(a.total_pages) as TotalPages,      sum(a.used_pages) as UsedPages,      sum(a.data_pages) […]

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SQL Script to find the last executed commands on the SQl Server

Sometimes we needs to find out the last executed commands on the database server.  Below is the SQL script share by one of my friend Ken Watson to find out the last executed queries. SELECT usecounts, cacheobjtype, objtype, text  FROM sys.dm_exec_cached_plans  CROSS APPLY sys.dm_exec_sql_text(plan_handle)  WHERE usecounts > 1  ORDER BY usecounts DESC;  About Ken He […]

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Script to find the Fragmentation of indexes

Script to find the Fragmentation in Indexes In my previous articles, Fragmentation in SQL Server and Rebuild And Reorganization of Indexes , we talk in detail about Index fragmentation and rebuild or reorganize the indexes. Below is the SQL script which we can use to find the Fragmentation in Indexes created on the database. SELECT OBJECT_NAME(OBJECT_ID), index_id,index_type_desc,index_level, […]

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Script to find all the running queries/jobs on the Database Server

Below is the query to find out all the Queries and their details like SSID etc. running on the SQL Server from all databases. It helps in finding out which queries/jobs running on the server. It can be helpful in detecting the blocking queries also. USE Master SET NOCOUNT ON    SET ANSI_PADDING ON SET […]

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