1. Add them to ALL the roles!

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    July 21, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I seem to get a lot of permissions questions these days and one of the more frequent ones goes along …
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  2. Yes, Virginia, you can have too much white space.

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    July 16, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    When I was in college and taking programming classes (back in the days when “a T-Rex ate my 5.25 inch …
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  3. What does it mean that a value is NULL?

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    July 14, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Let’s start by assuming that ANSI_NULLS are ON. If you aren’t sure what ANSI_NULLS are exactly, don’t worry, I’ll be …
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  4. db_ddladmin and the SSMS table designer

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    July 10, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you want to grant a user the ability to create/alter/delete any table, SP, function etc in a database you …
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  5. T-SQL Tuesday #56: Assumptions

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    July 8, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I assume that since it’s the second Tuesday of the month that it’s time for T-SQL Tuesday. And you can …
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  6. Argenis and the unicorn hoodie

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    July 2, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Early yesterday Kirsten Benzel(b/t) announced something very exciting, at least exciting to me. Argenis Fernandez(b/t) has agreed to wear a …
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  7. Make BOL your friend

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    June 30, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the most powerful tools we have as users of SQL Server is Books Online (BOL).  Whether you work …
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  8. Dealing with a long string

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    June 25, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you have to put a really long string (more than 8000 characters). Dynamic SQL is the …
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  9. sp_SrvPermissions & sp_DBPermissions V5.0

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    June 23, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    These are a couple of stored procedures I wrote to help me with security research. Each of the stored procedures …
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  10. Aliasing a SQL Server: When it works, when it doesn’t and when it may be your problem.

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    June 18, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Creating an alias for a SQL Server is fairly easy and there are several ways to do it. Configuration Manager …
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