Tag Archives: SSMS

  1. 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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  2. Escaping from a runaway Logon trigger

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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Filtering Object Explorer

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    October 2, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    I absolutely love learning new tricks that can be done in SSMS. Everything from opening initial connections to both the …
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