Tag Archives: microsoft sql server

  1. The identity column, the insert and the linked server.

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    June 14, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; When doing an insert across a linked server you have to include the list of fields to be inserted …
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  2. What queries are getting blocked?

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    June 6, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Monday Grant Fritchey (b/t) put up a great post EXTENDED EVENTS, THE SYSTEM_HEALTH SESSION, AND WAITS that talks about how …
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  3. SQL Homework – June 2018 – Alter a database

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    June 4, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Here we are again. The beginning of another month. At the beginning of each month I put out a SQL …
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  4. Updated query to view data in the error log

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    May 31, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    This is one of my favorite scripts. It pulls all of the data from the error log and dumps it …
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  5. The public role

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    May 23, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    A common misunderstanding is that the CONNECT permission lets you do more than just connect to a database. It doesn’t. …
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  6. What are the system databases?

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    May 21, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I get to help with technical interviews every now and again, and one of the questions we always ask is …
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  7. The trials and tribulations of REVERTing from impersonation

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    May 16, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Impersonation is a highly useful tool in your toolbox. With the EXECUTE AS clause you can allow your stored procedure …
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  8. Each session should be able to have its own temp table, but there can be problems.

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    May 10, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    You should be able to create a #temp in every session. That’s the idea, right? It’s one of the things …
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  9. SQL Homework – May 2018 – Create a database

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    May 2, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve really got to make a plan here at some point. So far I’ve been just putting down things as …
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  10. SQL and Azure Maze

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    April 30, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Something fun for the end of the month. Here are a handful of mazes for you to enjoy. I found …
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