Tag Archives: Microsoft SQL Server

  1. Code examples : T-SQL Tuesday #143

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    October 12, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s TSQL Tuesday! John Armando McCormack (blog|twitter) is our host this month and he’d like us to share some of …
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  2. Dealing with foreign keys when deleting rows.


    October 7, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Deleting rows from a table is a pretty simple task right? Not always. Foreign keys, while providing a ton of …
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  3. SQL Homework – October 2021 – What can you tell me about the server your SQL Server instance is on?

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    October 5, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Here are some really common questions I get: How many CPUs does ServerA have? How much memory does ServerA have? …
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  4. Audit Columns


    September 28, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of the easiest ways to collect information about table activity is to add a series of audit columns to …
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  5. #PowershellBasics: Bulk insert.

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    September 21, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I talked about invoke-sqlcmd. It’s a nice easy way to run a query or a .sql …
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  6. Database Sizes


    September 14, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Quick query today. I needed a list of database sizes so came up with this: Nothing exciting, but I figure …
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  7. Auditing with “C2 Auditing” and “Common Criteria Compliance”

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    September 7, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m going to be fairly high level on these because to be honest, if you are going to use them …
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  8. SQL Homework – September 2021 – How good is your recovery plan?

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    September 2, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    Last month I had you create a security standards document. This month we are going to document our recovery plan. …
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  9. Error: Cannot continue the execution because the session is in the kill state.

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    August 24, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    This was a rather interesting error. I’d certainly never seen it before, and based on one of the answers to …
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  10. SQL Homework – August 2021 – Security Standards


    August 3, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    A few years back (wow time flies) I had you Work with Security. It’s been a while so if you …
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