SQL Server Interview Questions
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In the below query i have performed the commit transaction statement but still the values after the save are not saved. Can you please let me know why are the statements after save are rolled back even after commiting the data. help me with the understanding declare @trans2 varchar(10)='transaction2' begin transaction @trans2 insert into emp values(100,'xy',600); save transaction @trans2 insert into emp values(200,'pq',700); insert into emp values(300,'pq',800); commit transaction @trans2 rollback tran @trans2


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Repair mdf file

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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


sql database suspect We have a sql database that is showing as suspect. How can we recover?


what is cursor?why we will go to cursor?advantages &disadvantages of cursors?

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How do you find value of first column before inserting value into the second column in the same table for checking that second column must have different value than first column.


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How do I repair damaged sql server mdf file database? In previous day my mdf file has got damage due to unknown reasons then I used dbcc chekcdb command but it failed, MDF file is important for me, I don’ know that how to get back mdf file data. Please anyone suggest me?


Restore database SQL2000, SQL2012 Backup of base is created in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - 8.00.2066, I can't restore on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 11.0.2100.60

IT Decisions,

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two tables are there.1st table EMP has two columns ID and name and contains data 1,A 2,B 3,C 2nd table EmpSal has 2 columns ID and Salary Contains data -1,1000 2,5000 3,3000 Find name of employee having maximum salary ?


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I have a table emp , Fields with empname,dnname,dno,salary. now I want copy distinct salary with all emp detail from emp into new table which is not already exist in database. how would I do this ?

Techno Labs,

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how to copy only distinct data into another table which is not already exist in database?


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difference between function and procedure

HCL, Theorem, TCS, Cognizant,

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2) Consider a Table name A which has below records ID --- 5 5 5 5 5 Consider another table B which has below records ID -- 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 How many rows will be returned by each of the below queries a) select * from A inner join B on A.id = b.ID b) select * from A left join B on A.id = b.ID c) select * from A right join B on A.id = b.ID

Synechron, TCS,

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How to read 2nd highest sal from EMP table?


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how to overcome kernel isssues



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


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


Hi all, can any one please tell me the difference between sql server 2008 and orace 9i


which backup strategy you are following at ur company


plss anybody specify tha constrian management system in dbms


Can we make the the chages By Using the Sql if u know any function or process please inform me Actuall result: BRK1 Break 1 Part 1 00:01:00:00 60 BRK1 Break 1 Part 2 00:01:00:00 60 BRK2 Break 2 Part 1 00:01:00:00 60 BRK2 Break 2 Part 2 00:01:00:00 60 BRK2 Break 2 Part 3 00:01:00:00 60 BRK3 Break 3 Part 1 00:01:00:00 60 BRK3 Break 3 Part 2 00:01:00:00 60 Desired O/P: BRK1 Break 1 Part 1 00:01:00:00 60 Part 2 00:01:00:00 60 BRK2 Break 2 Part 1 00:01:00:00 60 Part 2 00:01:00:00 60 Part 3 00:01:00:00 60


Scalability, Availability, Integration with internet, etc.)?


1.how to find the dead lock in sql server? 2.How to fine the memory leaks in sql server? 3.suppose transaction log file increasing what action will take ?


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


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?


my name is sejal I have cleared the sbi clerk exam. I am BCA graduate My favorite subject RDBMS Relational database management system. so please send me rRDBMS related interview questions


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.


whats new about truncate in sql server 2008?


how can you attach more than 20 ldf files in sql server


How much memory that we are using in Logshipping Concept?