Category Archives: SSMS

  1. What is (local)?

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    April 27, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    When connecting to a SQL Server instance sometimes you’ll see (local), localhost or even just a single period (hard to …
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  2. Change the size of the grid results view in SSMS

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    March 4, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    After my post last month about configuring your tools I’ve been on a make my life easier kick and one …
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  3. Configure your tools : T-SQL Tuesday #123

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    February 11, 2020 by Kenneth Fisher

    Happy T-SQL Tuesday! Thanks for hosting this month Jess Pomfret (blog|twitter) and great topic. Life Hacks. There is one thing …
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  4. What does the User Mapping tab of Login Properties really tell us.

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    June 24, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    In case it’s not clear, we are talking about the Login Properties GUI in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). Now, …
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  5. A transport-level error has occurred when sending the request to the server.

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    March 27, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Brent recently did a post called In Azure SQL DB, what does “The connection is broken and recovery is not …
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  6. What version of SQL is SSMS scripting for?

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    March 25, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently (honestly it’s been a few years now) Microsoft split the lifecycle for SSMS out from the general SQL Server …
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  7. Error in SSMS: Attempted to read or write protected memory.

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    February 18, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    There are a lot of reasons to write a blog post. One of my favorites is when I’ve been asked …
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  8. Savings changes is not permitted. The changes you have made require the following tables to be dropped and re-created.

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    December 17, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Microsoft does a lot of things to try to help us not shoot ourselves in the foot. This little error …
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  9. 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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  10. 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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