Author Archives: Kenneth Fisher

  1. 2021 a year in review

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    December 30, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    No matter where you are in the world the last couple of years have been, shall we say, difficult. More …
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  2. The less you hear from or about the DBAs the better they are doing their job.

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    December 7, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Something I’ve been thinking about recently is that DBAs are best when they are invisible. Now, this is also true …
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  3. SQL Homework – December 2021 – Changing collation

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    December 2, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I can only speak for the locations I’ve worked at of course, but in all of the places I’ve worked …
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  4. Data jokes

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    November 23, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m feeling a bit uninspired this week, and I plan on only doing one post this week, so I figured …
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  5. Quiz & answers for my “Auditing your data and data access” session.

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    November 16, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was honored to speak at Pass Summit last week (Thanks again Redgate), and if you’ve ever been to one …
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  6. Pass Summit 2021: A quick thank you to @Redgate.

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    November 11, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’d just like to say a quick thank you to Redgate for hosting the Pass Summit, all of the amazing …
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  7. #PowershellBasics: The WHERE clause

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    November 9, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Sometimes when you are trying to figure something out you run across something really interesting. In this case I discovered …
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  8. #PowershellBasics: Select the columns in the output.

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    November 4, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    After my post last week on sorting the list, I now have a list of files, sorted in the right …
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  9. SQL Homework – November 2021 – Backup, restore, and move the system databases.

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    November 2, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    On any instance you have at least 5 system databases. Master, model, msdb, tempdb and one other. First 5 points …
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  10. The DBA as a helpdesk.

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    October 28, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every one and again you will see people asking What skill do you think is the most important for your …
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