Monthly Archives: April 2019

  1. What do you get with a Free account in #Azure?

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    April 29, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    The first thing I want to do is say thank you to Michael Crump (b/t). He tweeted out this: What …
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  2. Yes, pulling just the data you need is really important.

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    April 24, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was asked the other day why a customer was having performance issues on a table. A simple SELECT that …
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  3. Shrinking a large database with limited outage windows

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    April 22, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Yes, I realize you shouldn’t shrink your database (data files or log files), but I recently had a case where …
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  4. It’s all just data.

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    April 17, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Tables, stored procedures, views, logins, constraints, etc, etc. It’s all just data. In every database system I’ve ever worked on …
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  5. How do I let someone execute a SQL Agent job they don’t own?

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    April 15, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I discussed the fact that SQL Ids can, in fact, be useful on an instance that …
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  6. Can SQL Ids be used on an instance with Windows Authentication only?

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    April 11, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; Yes, but. It’s generally considered more secure to have your SQL Server instance set to Windows Authentication and not …
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  7. Writing Crossword puzzles with a database: T-SQL Tuesday #113

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    April 9, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Todd Kleinhans (b/t) is host for T-SQL Tuesday this month and wants us to talk about how we use databases …
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  8. SQL Homework – April 2019 – Practice dealing with corruption

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    April 3, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Over the last almost 2 years (wow how time flys when you are having fun) we’ve practiced all kinds of …
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  9. Making a life change

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    April 1, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    It is with a very heavy heart that I announce I will no longer be working with SQL Server. In …
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