Category Archives: Microsoft SQL Server

  1. CREATE TABLE MyTable (Col1 CHARACTER VARYING (50))

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    January 27, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you read the title to this post and your first thought was That’s not SQL is it? then you …
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  2. Changing the owner of a schema removes all direct permissions of objects owned by the schema.

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    January 22, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is one of those things that probably doesn’t happen all that often, but bit me in the … elbow …
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  3. Permissions required for row counts to show up on Object Explorer Details

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    January 16, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    I ran into a rather obscure permissions problem the other day. Since I wasn’t able to figure it out on …
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  4. My experiences with Imposter Syndrome: T-SQL Tuesday #122

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    January 14, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    Jon Shaulis (blog|twitter) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday this month. Thanks Jon! And the subject is obvious if you read the …
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  5. Help! My restore has finished but the database still has a status of recovering.

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    January 8, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve been thinking about writing this for a bit and then a co-worker actually had this problem recently, so, well, …
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  6. What is the program_name in sys.dm_exec_sessions?

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    January 6, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you’ve ever looked at the output for sys.dm_exec_sessions you may have noticed the column program_name. Frequently you’ll see entries …
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  7. SQL Homework – January 2020 – Document, document, document

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    January 1, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    Happy New Year! It being New Year’s, at least by the Gregorian calendar, I thought we could make this month’s …
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  8. Viewing Azure SQL DB security with sp_AzSQLDBPermissions

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    December 18, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    A few months back I put the Azure SQL DB version of my permissions script into beta. I’m not sure …
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  9. What happens if I disable the clustered index?

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    December 16, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    You are probably already aware that you can disable an index. This can be handy when you have a large …
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  10. A gift. T-SQL Tuesday #121

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    December 10, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    My good friend Malathi Mahadevan (blog|twitter) is hosting T-SQL Tuesday this month and wants us to talk about Gifts received …
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