Category Archives: Microsoft SQL Server

  1. SQL Homework – December 2018 – Configure SSMS

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    December 3, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve committed to posting a piece of homework for you to do each month. I post at the beginning of …
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  2. My backup script (where, how, how big, etc.)


    November 26, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    A while back I wrote about how to find where your backups are. And I’ve also written about I use …
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  3. Dealing with multiple AD accounts


    November 19, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    To help promote the seperation of duties one of the things my company has done is to divide our permissions …
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  4. Parameterized dynamic SQL is parameterized.


    November 15, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Ok, that title sounds silly, but it’s actually a real point. The first parameterized refers to using parameters within dynamic …
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  5. T-shaped knowledge and learning about the cloud: T-SQL Tuesday #108


    November 13, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Upper management at my company has started asking for something called T-Shaped knowledge. The idea is that we have a …
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  6. SQL Homework – November 2018 – Constraints


    November 5, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    You’ve created tables before but how about constraints? Constraints allow a finer level of control over what data is allowed …
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  7. How do I look at my error log if SQL won’t open?


    October 22, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Quick and easy post today. Hopefully you’ve opened the error log on a SQL instance. However, what happens if you …
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  8. What is the Object Explorer Details tab good for?

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    October 17, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    For a long time there I would see the Object Explorer Details tab show up when I opened SSMS (SQL …
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  9. Highlighting sp_spaceused

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    October 15, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve been using sp_spaceused a lot recently so I thought I would bring it up again. Basically it’s a quick …
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  10. Which is faster? IN (list) or IN (SELECT FROM Temp)


    October 11, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you’ve done much with IN (list) then you’ve realized that it basically translates out to You’ve probably also realized …
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