Tag Archives: microsoft sql server

  1. Restrict the usage of a SQL Server Authenticated Application Id

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    December 6, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    SQL Server login ids may not be the most secure thing in the world but they are likely to be …
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  2. SQL Homework – December 2017 – View the log

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    December 4, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Last homework of the year. Last month was to create a view. This month it’s time to take a look …
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  3. Closing all of the connections to a database

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    November 27, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Doing a database restore may not be the most common task a database professional will ever do, but it’s a …
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  4. Why shouldn’t I shrink my database data file?

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    November 20, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    A while back I did a post about why you shouldn’t shrink your data file. This one is going to …
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  5. Variables in Dynamic SQL

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    November 16, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had someone ask me about this the other day. Specifically getting variable data out of a dynamic SQL statement. …
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  6. It takes a village

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    November 14, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Ewald Cress (b/t) is our host this month for Adam Machanic’s (b/t) monthly blog party T-SQL Tuesday. Having just gotten …
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  7. More Collation Confusion. (tempdb)

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    November 8, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve talked about Collation Confusion before. We had the dev and test instances at one collation and the production instance …
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  8. DBA Definitions: FILLFACTOR

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    November 6, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    It was recently brought to my attention that not everyone knows everything. This was a shock. Everyone is born knowing …
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  9. SQL Homework Nov 2017: Create a view

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    November 1, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Views are a highly useful tool for abstracting how you see the data stored in tables. At their simplest, they …
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  10. Schema only backup or schema only DB copy

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    October 25, 2017 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you have a database where you don’t necessarily need the data. It can easily be re-loaded …
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