Category Archives: Microsoft SQL Server

  1. Triggers are not toys!

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    September 17, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    For the love of all that’s SQL, triggers are not toys! I’m not even talking about logon triggers or DDL …
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  2. I SCHEMABOUND my scalar UDF and you won’t believe what happened next.

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    September 15, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Sorry for the click bait but I just couldn’t resist, and to be fair I was pretty impressed with this …
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  3. What are trace flags?

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    September 11, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Trace flags are one of those things that I’ve heard about more and more over the last five or six …
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  4. T-SQL Tuesday #58: Passwords

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    September 9, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s that time again. The second Tuesday of each month we have a blog party called T-SQL Tuesday. The host …
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  5. Pausing an MSSQL Instance

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    September 4, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m sure most of you have looked at the control options of the SQL services right? Start an instance, stop …
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  6. Two simple commands that can be a big help in performance tuning.

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    September 2, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    The first thing that always comes to mind when discussing performance tuning is query plans and rightly so. They are …
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  7. Finding a job!

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    August 27, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve been told over the years that I’m pretty good at finding jobs. I mean in the last 25 years …
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  8. The amazing never shrinking heap

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    August 25, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is a quick demo of a little “trick” with heaps I’ve known about for a couple of years. However …
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  9. Two years!

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    August 20, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Two years ago today I began my blog with a post about the DEFAULT keyword. I set out with the …
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  10. Generating a restore script

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    August 18, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    In order to speed up our backups on a large database our team decided to stripe the backup files. In …
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