SQL Server Interview Questions
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What is a trigger?

4 4185

What is a view?

6 5124

What is an Index?

Yardi Software,

3 5836

What are the types of indexes available with SQL Server?

Standard Bank,

2 5117

What is the basic difference between clustered and a non-clustered index?

9 31293

What are cursors?

8 5507

When do we use the UPDATE_STATISTICS command?

Deutsche Telekom AG,

4 14459

Which TCP/IP port does SQL Server run on?

2 7701

From where can you change the default port?

3 4461

Can you tell me the difference between DELETE & TRUNCATE commands?

15 15242

Can we use Truncate command on a table which is referenced by FOREIGN KEY?


2 7122

What is the use of DBCC commands?

4 5773

Can you give me some DBCC command options?(Database consistency check) - DBCC CHECKDB - Ensures that tables in the db and the indexes are correctly linked.and DBCC CHECKALLOC - To check that all pages in a db are correctly allocated. DBCC SQLPERF - It gives report on current usage of transaction log in percentage. DBCC CHECKFILEGROUP - Checks all tables file group for any damage.



Well sometimes sp_reanmedb may not work you know because if some one is using the db it will not accept this command so what do you think you can do in such cases?

2 2609

What is the difference between a HAVING CLAUSE and a WHERE CLAUSE?

Yardi Software, World Tech,

11 21051

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