Databases

Understanding Database Cloud Migration

Cloud computing is the new normal. Every time you are using a service or an application through an internet connection, you are using the cloud. Since most companies nowadays have part or all their databases hosted on the cloud, you ask how is the best way to do it. Migrating your database to the cloud can help you manage your workload by making your data available and easily scalable. Read on to learn about database cloud migration and tips to do it right..

The beginners guide to NoSQL

Resource type
Manual

Beginners guide to NoSQLTake advantage of noSQL by learning the basics and more with this FREE eBook offered by Robert Gordon University that includes:

  • An introduction to noSQL
  • The four different types of noSQL database that exist
  • The difference between SQL and noSQL and which to choose for your work

 

How to change in SQL Server the key column to an identity by using T-SQL and OVER clause

Relational model with invoices master-detailIf you have to change the type of a key column on SQL Server, and the new column type has to be integer, and even identity, you can do it by using some criteria in order to get the rows ordered (PK= index clustered= order by in physical disk by this column)..

We will change the type of the PK column of a table in a sample with 2 typical invoice tables master-detail where the key columns are nchar. 'invheader.invoiceid' is the primary key of the master table and 'invlines.lineid' is the primary key of the detail table..