Category: SQLServer

  • Windows disk throughput benchmark steps with sqlio

    Credits to Linchi Shea, SQLServerPedia/Brent Ozar, and Jonathan Kehayias for their discussions on sqlio. Update: The test below, against one drive, can run for more than 1 hour. That is a long time. I’ve tested running 2 sqlio batch scripts against 2 locally attached drives, similar to the ones listed below, and found the results […]

  • Parse sqlio log file with Python pyparsing

    A few weeks ago I posted some questions on 3 Python text processing modules: pyparsing, SimpleParse, and NLTK. Today I need to analyze a log file generated by sqlio. I decided to use pyparsing. I am pretty pleased with it. I am aware that there are at least 2 utility scripts for this: one is […]

  • Utility script for instance level objects comparison between 2 SQL Server instances

    Useful for SQL Server upgrade and migration, instance consistency check in the enterprise, et cetera. Known assumptions: 1. pyodbc and proper SQL Server database driver setup and tested; 2. Windows Active Directory trusted connection to both instances. Login/password can also be used with very simple modification of the code; 3. Proper permission is set on […]

  • Search objects in SQL Server databases with pyodbc

    Command line utility to search for objects based on names. Search results will be displayed in well formatted tabular format, left-justified. 1. pyodbc installed; 2. Use trusted authentication by default. Find the relevant code to adjust to login/password as needed; 3. -w for wild card search. Default is exact name match, case insensitive in almost […]

  • Drop a schema and all its objects in SQL Server

    Via Ranjith Kumar S, a script to drop all objects in a schema and then the schema itself in SQL Server. I made very slight modifications so stored procedure creation is unnecessary. All you need is adjusting values for @SchemaName and @WorkTest variables. Limitations: 1. If a table has a PK with XML or a […]