Tag Archives: T-SQL

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. SchemaBinding – What & Why

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    August 6, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    What When you use the SchemaBinding keyword while creating a view or function you bind the structure of any underlying …
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  8. Deny vs Revoke

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    August 4, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Quick quiz. Which of these two commands is the opposite of GRANT? DENY REVOKE   Well lets start with some …
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  9. What is ANSI_NULLS and why will I be glad when it finally goes away?

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    July 28, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently I wrote about what it means that a value is NULL. Right at the beginning I mentioned ANSI_NULLS and …
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  10. Why am I getting a primary/unique key violation?

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    July 23, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    This may seem like a question with a simple answer but there is a bit more to it than you …
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