Tag Archives: system databases

  1. 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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  2. There are #temp tables and then there are ##temp tables.

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    March 16, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Temporary tables are a common enough thing in T-SQL that most of us have probably used them on a fairly …
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  3. SQL Judo’s Monthly Challenge – January 2014 – Restore the Master

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    January 5, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every month SQL Judo (Russ Thomas) (b/t) challenges us to do his Monthly DBA Challenge. I’ve decided it would be …
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  4. Putting sp_ at the beginning of your stored procedure.

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    November 24, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    Every now and again you see articles and posts about putting sp_ at the beginning of a stored procedure. So …
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  5. The default autogrowth settings do NOT come from the Model database.

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    April 28, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I recently saw a question about How to inherit autogrowth settings. They commented that while the new database GUI seemed …
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  6. Collation: Correction -> Instance

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    April 14, 2014 by Kenneth Fisher

    I had a recent run in with collation problems and it got me started reading about them. As I read …
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  7. What is mssqlsystemresource?

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    March 4, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    If you are lucky you’ve never seen an error along the lines of: But let’s face it, luck runs out. …
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  8. Model database

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    January 28, 2013 by Kenneth Fisher

    Most DBAs have at least some idea what the system databases are for. Master has the list of databases & …
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