Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. See SQL Run 2

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    September 30, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Note: I am perfectly aware of my ability as an artist so let the ribbing begin 🙂

  2. Blogging and coding best practices

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    September 25, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had a discussion a while back, I think it was with Grant Fritchey (b/t) but I just can’t remember. …
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  3. Debugging techniques (focusing on T-SQL)

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    September 23, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; Add PRINT and/or SELECT statements. Comment/uncomment out pieces of code to isolate problems. Change INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE statements to SELECTs. Disclaimer: …
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  4. When using Powershell to control Azure the Cloud Shell doesn’t require an additional login.

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    September 18, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    When studying Azure one of the things you’ll be asked to learn is the Powershell commands that can control, well, …
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  5. DBA Myths: CHECKDB runs on startup.

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    September 16, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you look at your error log you’ll (hopefully) see entries like this shortly after the instance startup: CHECKDB for …
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  6. DMV with SQL Server Service info (including the service accounts)

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    September 12, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently found this DMV and couldn’t wait to share. sys.dm_server_services What’s so great about it? For each service for …
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  7. My fantasy SQL feature(s)? T-SQL Tuesday #118

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    September 10, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s fantasy football time again? Oh, fantasy feature? Oh, yea, that makes a lot more sense for #tsql2sday. What’s #tsql2sday? …
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  8. When were the statistics last updated and how many rows were sampled?

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    September 4, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    TL;DR; Final query is at the bottom. Every now and again (particularly when someone is having performance problems) I’ll get …
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  9. SQL Homework – September 2019 – Getting the data in

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    September 2, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Everything else aside two of the most important tasks of a database are to get data in, and get data …
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