SQL Server Interview Questions
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What do you mean by COLLATION?


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What is a Join in SQL Server?

3 3227

Can you explain the types of Joins that we can have with Sql Server?

2 4312

When do you use SQL Profiler?

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What is a Linked Server?

1 4093

Can you link only other SQL Servers or any database servers such as Oracle?

1 3357

Which stored procedure will you be running to add a linked server?

1 3411

What are the OS services that the SQL Server installation adds?

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Can you explain the role of each service?

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How do you troubleshoot SQL Server if its running very slow?


2 9092

Lets say due to N/W or Security issues client is not able to connect to server or vice versa. How do you troubleshoot?

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What are the authentication modes in SQL Server?


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Where do you think the users names and passwords will be stored in sql server?

4 6798

What is log shipping? Can we do logshipping with SQL Server 7.0 - Logshipping is a new feature of SQL Server 2000. We should have two SQL Server - Enterprise Editions. From Enterprise Manager we can configure the logshipping. In logshipping the transactional log file from one server is automatically updated into the backup database on the other server. If one server fails, the other server will have the same db and we can use this as the DR (disaster recovery) plan.


Let us say the SQL Server crashed and you are rebuilding the databases including the master database what procedure to you follow?

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How do we upgrade from SQL Server 6.5 to 7.0 and 7.0 to 2000?


How to check what was the last restore transaction LSN in Log shipping or Mirroring? when we don't have a Monitor or witness server.


what are the Prerequisites for Replication?


what is checksum in sql server.........???


Why do you want to join software field as you have done your BE in Electronics?


Can anyone tell that the extra features are there in SQL SERVER 2008 that are not available in previous versions .


1.what are diff types of joins , and explain diff between cross join and full outer join 2.diff types of views 3. Diff types of index 4. What is diff b/w stores procedure and function procedure 5.diff between double and int in SQL 6.diff between char and varchar in SQL. 7.Oracle or SQL whice you will preferred and why.


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?


How can we call UDF(User Define Function) using C# code in ASP.net ?


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after migrating the dts packg to ssis by using migrtn wizrd in 2005. iam not able to open ssis pack and getting error. what r those errors? how to resolve?


in a table is b in column k (manikanta,sivananda,muralidhar) i want result like (mnikanta,sivnanda,murlidhar) please slove it




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


How retrieve field names from the table in SQL through JAVA code?