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Using SQL Prompt to Accelerate the Top 10 Most Common Database Scripts

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There may be some people who enjoy repetitive typing, but Grant Fritchey doesn't. He's always preferred SQL Prompt. The standard snippets suit developers fine but aren't so DBA-oriented, so he set about asking the SQLServerCentral community what they typed in the most, and set about producing a set of DBA snippets with the results.

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#Windows 10 November update: Show/Hide background image in Sign-in screen

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I hope many of you have already installed the Windows 10 November Update on your system. This new build includes bug fixes, product improvements along with many new features. Among those new feature, one is to show or hide the background image in the sign-in screen. Microsoft provided an option in the settings app. In this small blog post, I will show you how to do this. Continue reading to know about this new feature.   I hope that you read my previous article on Windows 10 Tips & Tricks series, titled how to
get fun facts, tips and more on Windows 10 Lock Screen. If not yet received, you can read it over here: Windows 10 November Update shows you to show or hide the background image in the sign-in screen page of Windows 10. To change the settings, open the settings app from the start and navigate to the “Personalization” settings as shown in the below screenshot:  From the left side pane, click on the “Lock  screen” menu item to navigate to the lock screen page. Scroll it down to find out the toggle button that says “Show Windows...(Read whole news on source site)

Announcing Sparkline Visual

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A sparkline is a miniature graph, typically drawn without axes or coordinates. Commonly used on dashboards, sparklines typically visualize trends over time, such as to show profit over the past several years. Although other Microsoft reporting tools, such as Excel and Reporting Services include sparkline elements, Power BI doesn't have one. That is until now. I contributed a "classic" sparkline custom visual to the Power BI Visuals Gallery. Once you import and add the sparkline to a report, you bind the sparkline to data using the Data tab of the Visualization pane. For example, you can aggregate a Freight field
added the Value area over the CalendarQuarterDesc field added to the Category area. The resulting graph will sho how freight fluctuates over time. You can use any field to group the data, not just a field from the Date table. The sparkline supports several formatting options. The General section lets you change the line color and width. The default properties are "steelblue" as a color and one pixel for the line width. The Animation section lets you turn on an animation effect that draws the line gradually from left to right (who says that Power BI visuals have be to static?)...(Read whole news on source site)

SQL SERVER InMemory Table Creation Error Message: Msg 41337

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I had recently gone to my hometown to visit my parents as it was holidays for my daughter because of festival. These are relaxing times and hardly try to get in front of my computer during these 2-3 days of family time. But who said that happens always. In this recent trip, I had one […]...DotNetSlackers is actively looking for authors to write paid articles in several areas. If you are interested please contact us.