One day I was trying to query Oracle data through a SQL Server Linked Server and received the following error:
Msg 7354, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
The OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle" for linked server "CEGIS" supplied invalid metadata for column "SHAPE".
The data type is not supported.
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Sometimes you have very important tables that you need to be alerted if there are any changes made to the data. You can setup a trigger that sends you an email whenever an insert/delete/update is done to any of the data.
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Yesterday was the Cleveland edition of SQL Saturday. If you do not know what SQL Saturday is, you really need to follow this link: https://sqlsaturday.com/default.aspx
From their site: “Free, high quality, 1-day, SQL Server Training events. You’ll find it’s a great way to spend a Saturday.” If you go to their site, you can also download slides, pdf’s and scripts from previous sessions from all of the other cities. I also recommend you sign up approx 3 months before the day of the class so you do not get shut out. Today I am going to give you a rundown on the sessions I attended.
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If you need to find out who is currently connected to your databases or how many users are currently connected, the two scripts below are life savers.
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Calling an Oracle stored procedure in SSIS is a little different than calling a SQL Server version. Today I will show you the error you get if trying the SQL Server syntax and how to fix it.
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If you try and create an Integration Services Catalog and you receive the error SSISDBBackup.bak could not be accessed, it could be because you do not have Integration Services installed on your SQL Server instance.
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