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How to find the collation of a database or all columns of a given table

-- DB Collation
SELECT DATABASEPROPERTYEX('AdventureWorks2014', 'Collation')

select collation_name, * from sys.databases where name = 'AdventureWorks2014'

-- Table Collation
USE AdventureWorks2014 

SELECT name as ColumnName, collation_name
FROM sys.columns
FROM sys.objects
WHERE type = 'U'
AND name = 'DatabaseLog') -- Table Name
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SQL SERVER - SSMS: Transaction Log Shipping Status Report

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SQL PASS Performance Virtual Chapter - Performance Palooza Post-Presentation

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Two SQL Server Webcasts from MSSQLTips.com

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Collation in SQL Server and fixing collation issues.

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