Author Archives: Kenneth Fisher

  1. #PowershellBasics: Adding data to a string using subexpressions.


    October 14, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m working on a project right now where I want to add the date/time to the end of a filename. …
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  2. Code examples : T-SQL Tuesday #143

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    October 12, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s TSQL Tuesday! John Armando McCormack (blog|twitter) is our host this month and he’d like us to share some of …
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  3. Dealing with foreign keys when deleting rows.


    October 7, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Deleting rows from a table is a pretty simple task right? Not always. Foreign keys, while providing a ton of …
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  4. SQL Homework – October 2021 – What can you tell me about the server your SQL Server instance is on?

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    October 5, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Here are some really common questions I get: How many CPUs does ServerA have? How much memory does ServerA have? …
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  5. A DBA horror story in database file extensions.


    September 30, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

  6. Audit Columns


    September 28, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the easiest ways to collect information about table activity is to add a series of audit columns to …
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  7. #PowershellBasics: Bulk insert.

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    September 21, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I talked about invoke-sqlcmd. It’s a nice easy way to run a query or a .sql …
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  8. #PowershellBasics: Running a .sql script file.


    September 16, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    As with all programming tasks there are a number of ways to do something, this is just one that I …
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  9. Database Sizes


    September 14, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Quick query today. I needed a list of database sizes so came up with this: Nothing exciting, but I figure …
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  10. Remote Desktop: Force the resolution to match the screen size.


    September 9, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the things I hate most about using remote desktop is when the resolution for the remote server is …
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