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.)

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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?

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    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)

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    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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