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Hello everyone,


Appreciated if you could share with me an offline installer for SQL Server 2016 Express edition to me for download.


Thank you in advance.

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Does SQL Server all Express Editions are free?


Download Links:

SQL Server 2016 Express SP1: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54284

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Whether the MS SQL Server 2016 Ent contains the SAP Bundle function?

Thanks !

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Hi Team,


I mostly working with Excel.


Some of excel files having large amount of data (Eg. Around 8 lakh rows and 52 Columns)


For getting some results, excel is hanging or taking more time and more functions.


But SQL is very fine to get results within sec

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Try downloading and installing the Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 Data Provider that is part of the Microsoft Access Database Engine.


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Since SQL Server 2016, a new function called R Services has been introduced. Microsoft recently announced a preview for the next version of SQL Server, which extends the advanced analytical ability to Python. This new capability of running R or Python in-

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I am evaluating SQL Server 2016 in-database integration with R on Windows 10. I have followed the steps installed all components and scripts. Now I have following questions:

Where does sp_execute_external_script reside? I can’t find it. When I run script,

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I see this is a rather old thread but I thought I would share a link from an article that addresses your question.  Enabling sp_execute_external_script to run R scripts in SQL Server 2016

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I hope you can help me out. I've set up a virtual BI User Group on meetup, and I hope to do webinars every 2 weeks, and the challenge for me now is to find SQL Server communities where I can share the events, so people actually know about it ;)


Sam (M

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Hi all,

I would like to develop a stored procedure using excel's functions FORECAST.ETS.SEASONALITY but I cannot find the formulas, in particular of SEASONABILITY.

Someone can help me?



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I'd like to redirect the access denied page in SSRS 2014 to an customized web page

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As 2016 ends, here are some of the highlights from a memorable year! 


  • General availability now across 23 regions world wide
  • Industry Leading Performance for Analytic Queries
  • Fast Loading with ADF and PolyBase
  • Enhanced migration, monitoring, and SQL too
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Microsoft is excited to share that Azure SQL Data Warehouse has introduced updates to the Azure portal and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to provide a seamless experience when loading, monitoring, and developing your SQL Data Warehouse. The updates i

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Lead engineer, Travis Wright demonstrates SQL Server on Linux, including how you can: download and install SQL Server on a Linux Virtual Machine; run your SQL Server-based apps inside of Docker containers and improve the performance of your applications u

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So awesome to see SQL Server come to Linux.


Note that Travis is demoing using a Mac running a Red Hat Enterprise Linux VM that gets a SQL Server installed. And importan

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RTVS provides project system, R Interactive window, plotting, and more for the R programming language. I am running version 0.5.21019.1228 and thus far this Technology Preview version ROCKS.


I have run into very few issues, one however has gotten under my

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Currently the Microsoft R family currently includes 5 products:

1 - Microsoft R Server

     ... R intrepreter

     ... Installation option from SQL2016 CD 

     ... as R Services in SQL Server 2016

     ... from DEV perspective same as CRAN R

2 - Microsoft R Cl

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Make building and maintaining applications easier and more productive. With built-in intelligence that learns app patterns and adapts to maximize performance, reliability, and data protection, SQL Database is a cloud database built for developers. Get started

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