Monthly Archives: February 2016

  1. Blogger questions: How often should I blog?

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    February 29, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    What with the #sqlnewblogger effort we’ve been seeing a lot of new bloggers (and some old ones starting up again) …
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  2. Powershell script to create multiple SQL Server Connections

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    February 24, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    As with most of these types of things, I had a need. I want to show how using sys.dm_exec_[requests/sessions/connections] is …
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  3. You are not logged on as the database owner or system administrator.

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    February 22, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had one of my developers ask me why he keeps seeing the following warning when he tries to modify …
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  4. Take caution when altering a column using TSQL

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    February 17, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    When developing in SQL Server you are eventually going to have to modify a column or two (at least). And …
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  5. varchar(1) VS char(1)

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    February 15, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I made a somewhat flip coment on twitter. (I know, everyone is shocked right?) varchar(1) Really? It’s …
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  6. Changing to simple recovery to clear the log.

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    February 10, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    Clearing out a full transaction log is a common problem. A quick search will find you dozens of forum entries …
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  7. Impersonation can give you the wrong answer

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    February 8, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    I use impersonation all the time to let me see additional permissions information I can only get that way and, …
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  8. Blogger questions: What if someone else wrote about the same subject?

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    February 3, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    I have a moderately popular blog. In part because I syndicate but largely (in my opinion) because I write a …
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  9. Running code on the startup of SQL Server

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    February 1, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you need to run code when your instance starts up. For example you might want to …
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