Monthly Archives: January 2018

  1. The difference between blogging about something you know, and something you are learning (Love blogging! Live!)

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    January 31, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Close but you need to blog about learning while blogging about the difference of blogging when you are learning something …
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  2. How To: Install SQL Server on an Azure VM

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    January 29, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Last month I demonstrated creating an Azure VM with SQL installed using one of the default templates. While this is …
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  3. Help it takes forever to open the SQL Server Log!

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    January 24, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Just to be very clear, I’m talking about the SQL Server Log, not database logs. Sometimes this is called the …
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  4. What’s dbo?

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    January 22, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Don’t you hate it how certain words (well, acronyms in this case) get reused to mean multiple things? dbo seems …
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  5. How to read a technical blog

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    January 17, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    There are thousands, tens of thousands, probably hundreds of thousands of blogs out there on all sorts of topics. If …
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  6. Who should own the database?

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    January 15, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    TL;DR; SA, or if you are really paranoid then you can create a disabled SQL login with minimal permissions and …
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  7. Fun with sp_rename

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    January 11, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Currently the only way to rename objects in SQL Server is to use sp_rename. Although that may be changing in …
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  8. A Solution for Squirrely SQL Server Security: TSQL Tuesday #98

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    January 9, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s the first T-SQL Tuesday of the year! Arun Sirpal (b/t) is our host this month. Thanks, Arun! The subject …
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  9. SQL Homework – January 2018 – Inspect an Execution Plan

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    January 3, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s a new year and yet education never ends. So this month let’s take a look at an important part …
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