Drop system-versioned temporal table in SQL Server

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To Drop a Temporal Table you first need to turn System_Versioning OFF. Then Delete your required temporal table. Finally you can also choose to delete History table associated with your Temporal Table.

DROP TABLE [dbo].[TemporalTest]
DROP TABLE [dbo].[TemporalTestHistory]

Installing SQL Server on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04)

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Installation of SQL Server on Linux (in Ubuntu) is a few steps process. We will first update and upgrade our OS then we will start our installation process.
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Database ‘Adventureworks’ does not exist (Msg 911)

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If you get this sort of error as shown below:

Msg 911, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Database 'Advantureworks ' does not exist. Make sure that the name is entered correctly.

And you already have this database, make sure you are typing the Database name correctly such as:

USE Adventureworks

Computed Columns – SQL Server

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Computed columns it self does not contain any data, but shows value based on expression (given formula). Its very simple to add a computed columns in SQL Server you can either add them through DDL query or through SSMS Read the rest of this entry »

Find version of SQLSERVER

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We often want to know about the version we are using. There are few simple ways to get the version you are on.

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Difference Between ROWVERSION and TimeStamp – SQLSERVER

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No difference! rowversion is new name for timestamp or we can say a synonym for timestamp datatype.  Actually, the “Timestamp” datatype was defined as a counter of database row updates. Later, the ISO defined the “Timestamp” datatype as date and time information, causing a conflict between the SQL standards definition and the specific usage by MS SQL-Server. So Microsoft replaced the name “timestamp” by a new name “rowversion” Read the rest of this entry »