Monthly Archives: May 2018

  1. Updated query to view data in the error log

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    May 31, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is one of my favorite scripts. It pulls all of the data from the error log and dumps it …
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  2. An interview with Brent Ozar

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    May 30, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was talking about interviews (although not the job kind) with a friend and it reminded me of the time …
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  3. Interview questions: What’s the first thing you would do if a user reports slowness.

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    May 28, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    We’ve been doing a fair amount of interviewing recently and one of our big questions is What do you do …
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  4. The public role

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    May 23, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    A common misunderstanding is that the CONNECT permission lets you do more than just connect to a database. It doesn’t. …
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  5. What are the system databases?

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    May 21, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I get to help with technical interviews every now and again, and one of the questions we always ask is …
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  6. The trials and tribulations of REVERTing from impersonation

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    May 16, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Impersonation is a highly useful tool in your toolbox. With the EXECUTE AS clause you can allow your stored procedure …
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  7. Blogging and when to keep your big mouth shut

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    May 14, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve been blogging for a while now. I’ve thought about blogging quite a bit. I’ve even done quite a few …
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  8. Each session should be able to have its own temp table, but there can be problems.

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    May 10, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    You should be able to create a #temp in every session. That’s the idea, right? It’s one of the things …
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  9. Why I blog: TSQL Tuesday #102

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    May 8, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s TSQL Tuesday again! This month our host is Riley Major (b/t) and the subject is Giving Back. He’s given …
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  10. SQL Homework – May 2018 – Create a database

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    May 2, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve really got to make a plan here at some point. So far I’ve been just putting down things as …
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