troubleshooting Question

Find duplicate/case sensitive records in SQL database

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Our application is tied to a database on SQL server.  The application upgrade is failing because duplicate objects are detected in a table which share the same ParentID - these objects contain the same Name but with different case sensitivity.  It appears collation was changed on the Name column -- collation settings below.


select * from TREE
where ParentID=4178385

I'm looking for a way to locate all objects in the TREE table that contains:
1. The same ParentID
2. The same Name, regardless of case sensitivity

Is there a SQL query that can help locate the requirements above?  I'm doing my best with Google but haven't found what I'm looking for.

SQL 2014 instance: SQL_Latin1_General_CI_AS.
ACME database: Latin1_General_CI_AS.
TREE table: Latin1_General_CI_AS.
NAME column:  SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CS_AS

Thank you.
Petr J

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