Tag Archives: problem resolution

  1. Debugging techniques (focusing on T-SQL)

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    September 23, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; Add PRINT and/or SELECT statements. Comment/uncomment out pieces of code to isolate problems. Change INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE statements to SELECTs. Disclaimer: …
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  2. Why is as important as How

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    August 28, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently had someone tell me, and I’m paraphrasing a bit here: We know how to fix this now, so …
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  3. Why am I getting an NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS error when creating or altering a stored procedure?

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    May 8, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you have to deal with linked servers then you probably have or will run into the following error: Login …
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  4. What happens in a trigger stays in the transaction: T-SQL Tuesday #106

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    September 11, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Anything that happens in a trigger happens within the same transaction of the command that called it. Part of me …
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  5. SQL Puzzle: Advent of Code

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    August 29, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    A few years back someone started the Advent of code. If you aren’t familiar with it, it’s an advent calendar …
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  6. Complicated linked servers and a bunch of head-desks: T-SQL Tuesday #104

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    August 14, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Wayne Sheffield (b/t) is our host this month for the long running blog party (104 months now and running!) started …
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  7. Processes can dramatically improve your work until they don’t.

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    July 23, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    As always with something like this, I like to start with a definition so we are all starting in the …
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  8. Interview questions: What’s the first thing you would do if a user reports slowness.

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    May 28, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    We’ve been doing a fair amount of interviewing recently and one of our big questions is What do you do …
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  9. 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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  10. I’ve gotten a transaction log full error but when I look it’s not full??

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    April 16, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again I’ll get an error telling me a transaction log is full. This can be for any …
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