MSSQL Tips: Tip #35 – More Master Data Services (MDS) Tips and Tricks

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Here are more tricks and tips that will help you to get more familiar with SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS), it’s functionality and interfaces.

Please read the latest MSSQL Tip: “More Master Data Services (MDS) Tips and Tricks“.

Check out all of my tips here: http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/94/svetlana-golovko/.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #34 – SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Tips and Tricks

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In this and one of the following tips we will provide several tricks and tips that will help you to get more familiar with SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS), it’s functionality and interfaces.

Please read the latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Tips and Tricks“.

Check out all of my tips here: http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/94/svetlana-golovko/.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #33 – SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) custom Delete Stored Procedure

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By default entity members in Master Data Services (MDS) are not deleted permanently. They are “soft” deleted (deactivated) and available for recovery from a transaction history.

In this tip we have listed several methods for deleting MDS members and we have provided a script for the custom “delete” stored procedure.

Please read my latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) custom Delete Stored Procedure“.

Check out all of my tips here: http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/94/svetlana-golovko/.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #32 – Resolving SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Patching Errors

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When you patch a server hosting the MDS Web Application with an SQL Server update and if you have not completed the upgrade sequence users may get this error in the MDS Web Application on client side.

Check out details in the following MSSQL Tip: “Resolving SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Patching Errors“.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #31 – Install and configure multiple instances of Master Data Services MDS on the same server

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Find out how to install and configure multiple instances of Master Data Services MDS on the same server in my latest MSSQL Tip.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #30 – SQL Server 2014 Master Data Services Assigning Administrator Permissions

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SQL Server 2014 MDS has a limitation. There could be only one MDS Administrator.

In this tip we have provided some tips and the best practices on granting permissions in MDS.

Please read my latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server 2014 Master Data Services Assigning Administrator Permissions“.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #29 – SQL Server Database Decommissioning Check List

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Different companies have various requirements and processes for database or database server decommissioning. In this tip we have provided steps that will help you decommission a database and make sure you have a good back-out plan (for example, in case there is a need to bring the database back online). We have also provided scripts that will help you identify dependencies in case there is a need to migrate the database instead of decommissioning.

You may already have a process documented, but this list will help you review most of the dependencies and make sure you are prepared for either a migration or decommissioning.

Please read my latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server Database Decommissioning Check List“.

Check out all of my tips here: http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/94/svetlana-golovko/.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #28 – SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Versions

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SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) provides versioning for the MDS models, but what are they used for and what can we do with the versions?

Please read my latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Versions“.

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MSSQL Tips: Tip #27 – SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Database Restore Steps

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In some cases when you try to restore a Master Dats Services database you can get errors. To complete the restore you may need to perform additional steps.

Please read my latest MSSQL Tip: “SQL Server Master Data Services (MDS) Database Restore Steps“.

Check out all of my tips here: http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/94/svetlana-golovko/.

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Shrink database files and DBCC CheckDB

Shrinking database files is never a good idea. Read this article about alternative method on removing free space from the files: http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/why-you-should-not-shrink-your-data-files/.

In rare occasion when you decide to do this make sure you run DBCC CHECKDB after shrinking the file. You may encounter allocation errors:

CHECKDB found 1 allocation errors and 0 consistency errors in database…

Some of these errors could be fixed by running table or index rebuild command:

ALTER TABLE dbo.Test_1 REBUILD;

 

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