Tag Archives: instance settings

  1. SQL Homework – February 2019 – Instance configurations


    February 4, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    This homework series really has two purposes. It’s a primer for beginners. These are tasks I think most if not …
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  2. How to: Create an Azure VM with SQL Server using a default template


    December 14, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the really cool things about the cloud is how quickly you can spin up a new machine to …
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  3. Running code on the startup of SQL Server


    February 1, 2016 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you need to run code when your instance starts up. For example you might want to …
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  4. TSQL Tuesday #68: What is my configuration?


    July 14, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s T-SQL Tuesday again and this month Andy Yun (b/t) is our host and he has asked us to “Just …
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  5. Port numbers and SQL Server

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    March 30, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I made a mistake the other day. I’ll admit it. I was wrong. Now I know all of you are …
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  6. Database default locations


    September 29, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the options you had when installing your instance was setting some default file locations. Defaut data file location …
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  7. Changing configuration settings with sp_configure


    September 22, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was recently asked where to go in Configuration Manager to change the settings for xp_cmdshell. It was then that …
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  8. What port is my instance listening on?


    January 8, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    I just had the interesting task of finding the port number that one of the instances I deal with is …
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  9. Funny results from OPTIMIZE FOR AD HOC WORKLOADS


    September 18, 2012 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently turned on OPTIMIZE FOR AD HOC WORKLOADS for the first time on one of my servers.  When I …
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