Monthly Archives: April 2017

  1. Why is a Windows authenticated login more secure than a SQL authenticated one?

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    April 26, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had this question come up at work the other day and while I knew it was true I wasn’t …
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  2. SSMS Tips: Copy Full Path

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    April 24, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    When you right click on a tab you’ll see a number of different options. You can set up new horizontal …
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  3. When should I add an index?

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    April 19, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    We all know indexes are good and I’m hoping everyone knows you can have too many indexes. That means we …
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  4. What is the “cost” in Cost Threshold for Parallelism?

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    April 17, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; While at one point the cost of a query was an estimated time to run in seconds, today it’s …
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  5. No space queries

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    April 13, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    You know, sometimes you get a silly idea in your head and you just HAVE to try it out. The …
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  6. The more things change, the more they stay the same

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    April 11, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Koen Verbeeck (b/t) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday this month and our topic is The times they are a-changing. In other …
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  7. How do I change the increment of an identity column?

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    April 5, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Wellll .. technically there is no native way to do it. I even went through my notes on identity columns. …
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  8. Hiding tables in SSMS Object Explorer

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    April 3, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Extended Properties Sometimes you find out the strangest things about SQL Server. I’ve written about extended properties before but had …
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