Category Archives: SSMS

  1. Database default locations


    September 29, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the options you had when installing your instance was setting some default file locations. Defaut data file location …
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  2. 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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  3. Escaping from a runaway Logon trigger


    May 19, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Most people know that logon triggers can be dangerous if you aren’t careful. And if you didn’t know, well, logon …
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  4. Granting or denying permissions to all of the tables within a database


    May 15, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    When granting or denying permissions to the tables within a database you have two options. You can either add the …
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  5. The default autogrowth settings do NOT come from the Model database.


    April 28, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently saw a question about How to inherit autogrowth settings. They commented that while the new database GUI seemed …
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    March 13, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Those people who are familiar with SQLCMD will recognize this command. It is used to connect to an instance from …
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  7. Check your SQL Agent history settings before it’s too late!


    February 10, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    A little while back I was doing some research into a failed job and ran into a slight problem. The …
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  8. SSMS Shortcuts and more

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    December 23, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    I went and voted for #tribalawards and when I was finished they offer you links to 6 different free PDFs. …
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  9. Connection options in SSMS

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    November 18, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    When connecting to a SQL Server instance in SSMS there are a fair number of options. Most DBAs I know …
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  10. Change in SQL 2012 SSMS grid output behavior

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    October 28, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s one of those things that always aggravated me but not really enough to complain about. When you run a …
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