SQL Server Interview Questions
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wht is normalization?can u explain me in detail?


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what are the new features of sql server 2005?

HP, Keane India Ltd,

8 7666

Suppose in a situation if two list boxes are there and if you select multiple options based on that the options related to those selected items should display in second list box. Again if we select multiple items in second listbox then the related to those selected items should display . In this scenario how will you design database,tables?


1 3164

hi i am working as a testengineer , so i want to no the backend data base connection can any one tell mwe in detail

Oracle, IntraLogic,


How many index keys possible for a table

6 8022

What are the all different types of Joins in SQL Server 2000, Anybody can explain each join with definition..Thanks in advance....

Infosys, TCS, DELL, Siemens, i Tech,

9 55724

wat will be the sql query to extract only last 3 records from table supose table hving thousands for records

19 18513

How to retrieve duplicate rows in a table? How to delete the duplicate entries in a table?

Synechron, Leo Technologies, Mannar Company,

15 21443

what is meant by sql injection with example and one more question how to catch the errors in sqlserver

2 8406

What are Magic Table?

3i Infotech, NIIT, Evalueserve, Digiweb, PL,

34 55697

what are file groups?


3 6757

what is the cursor life span?

Evalueserve, HG,

5 9724

What is the difference between NOROW and LOCKROW?

Satyam, Accenture, Honeywell,


You have modified 100 store procedures and want to replicate these changes from development to prodution, and production can have users using the Server/DB, how would you replicate without causing issues?


can anybody tell us, how to select 2nd max salary from table. my id is ashish.akk@gmail.com

IBM, Symphony,

28 14839

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How you trouble shoot when any job fails


How much memory that we are using in Logshipping Concept?


This question asked during interview, 2) At the end of each month, a new table is created for each bank that contains monthly metrics consolidated at the account level. The table naming convention is bankX_YYYYMM where X represents the numeric designation of the bank and YYYYMM indicates the 4 digit year and 2 digit month. The tables contain the following fields: name data type description account text account number registered boolean indicates whether the account is registered num_trans integer number of transactions made during the time period spend numeric(9,2) total spend during the time period a) Write a SQL query that will display the total number of transactions and total spend for "Bank1" during the 4th quarter of 2009. b) Write a SQL query that will display the total number of transactions and total spend at "Bank1" and "Bank2", broken out by registered vs. non-registered accounts, during January 2010 not sure what is correct answer and how to solve?


how many no of arguments can be passed in procedures and functions


What is the difference between MVC and Teir Architecher? Plz explain with Layyered Programming example...? Thanks


which backup strategy you are following at ur company


application server is slow what may be the problem


Explain Capacity planning to create a database? and how to monitor it?


How do you Implement SSIS Packages in your Project?


1. Tell me your daily activities 2. If sql server installation fails at time installation what will do 3. Where does the sql server installation log details are stored 4. After the installation what will you do for memory configuration 5. What is the difference between SQL max maximum memory and AWE memory 6. How will you configure AWE memory 7. How will setup an email alert for the backup job 8. After the SQL installation what are the jobs will you configure 9. What does –g mean in the sql startup parameter 10. What is the difference between Bulked log and Full recovery model 11. What is the difference between mirroring and log shipping 12. What are the steps to be followed before in-place up gradation 13. After installing the patch the sql server does not start and application team tells to rollback the changes .In this scenario what will you do


Issues related in upgrading SQL Server 2000 to 2005 / 2008


Help!!!!!!!!!!!! My database has gone offline, it is highlighted as 'Suspect'. Foolishly, i haven't got a recent back up. Is there a way of quickly restoring the database? Thank you


1.what is the diff between nolock optimizer and read uncommitted isolation? 2.what is the diff between revoke and deny? 3.what is percieved down time? 4.whether password protection are required for backups?if yes why?if no why? 5.what is fill factor? 6.what is cost analysis? 7.what is mean by piece meal restore? 8.what is 'rowguidcol'? 9.impersonate permission? 10.what is selectivity?


whats new about truncate in sql server 2008?


I have a table Events Events containing cardno,time,id,name--each id has a cardno my requirement is every day each employee swipe the card several times i want to calculate first and last time of each card the output should be name 1 2 6 7 in out in out holiday holiday xxx 09:30 06:30 09:40 06:45 where 1,2...... are dates for example january 1,2, etc. 6 and 7 are saturday and sunday how it is posssible