Tag Archives: system functions

  1. Which user function do I use?

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    June 24, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Earlier this week I was scripting out a table with some legacy columns (InsertDate and InsertBy for example). If you …
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  2. Extending your metadata with Extended Properties

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    May 18, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Ever wanted to put a comment on a table? Or maybe even a column? How about an expiration date on …
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  3. Who’s using that database?

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    March 9, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    A common problem when trying to alter a database (take it offline, add a filegroup, whatever) is that someone else …
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  4. Using sp_DBPermissions and sp_SrvPermissions v6.0

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    February 25, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s been a while since I posted an updated to usp_DBPermissions and usp_SrvPermissions. Sorry. I got lazy with my posting. …
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  5. TSQL Tuesday #62: Invitation to Healthy SQL – Why Page Verify?

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    January 13, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I don’t think anyone’s ever been happy to get a support call at 11pm on a Saturday night. However this …
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  6. Does a clustered index sort the rows within a page

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    December 15, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is just something I was curious about. I ran my tests and got an answer and now I thought …
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  7. Putting sp_ at the beginning of your stored procedure.

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    November 24, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you see articles and posts about putting sp_ at the beginning of a stored procedure. So …
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  8. Changing configuration settings with sp_configure

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    September 22, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was recently asked where to go in Configuration Manager to change the settings for xp_cmdshell. It was then that …
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  9. 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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  10. More than sp_help

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    August 14, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you have worked with SQL Server for very long you have probably run across the extremely useful system function …
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