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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How to restore database backup in SQL SERVER

In this article, I am going to explain the process of  Database restoration using the SQL Server Management Studio. In this article, I will try to explain this process in a simple way so that a database developer having little knowledge of DBA can restore that database using the database backup. For database restoration process, […]

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How to take Database backup in SQL SERVER

Introduction This article explain the simple way to take the database backup in SQL SERVER which can be easily understandable by the database programmer having little knowledge of DBA. For taking the database backup, we need to follow the given step.Step 1:- Open the SQL Sever Management Studio. For this we have to follow the following […]

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Database Creation using SQL Sever Management Studio (SSMS)

In the previous article (Database Creation using Create Database command), I explained the database creation using the Create database command. In this article, I am going to explain the steps of creation a database using SQL Sever Management Studio (SSMS) using SQL Server 2008 R2. These below database creation steps will be same for SQLServer […]

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Database Creation using Create Database command

In SQL Server, database can be created by 2 ways:-  Using Create Database command  Using SQL Sever Management Studio (SSMS). In this article, I am going to explain the database creation using the command CREATE DATABASE. Syntax for creating a database through Create database command is given below:- CREATE DATABASE  ‘Database name’ ON  PRIMARY   […]

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