SQL Server Archive
I’ve worked with my share of Triggers over the years. Most of the time, they were relatively simple affairs – do a simple update to a date if a row changed or track some basic audits somewhere.
I’ve seen this come up several times recently in the SQL Server Community. There are diagrams built in to SSMS, but they’re a bit limited in their usefulness. You can’t easily break them down into sub-models or
I really appreciate what MS has done w/ the SSIS Catalog. We have built-in logging at a level that wasn’t possible in prior releases, but that comes at a cost. The default retention is pretty high (365
tl/dr – Install the .NET Framework 3.5 feature on your server I was setting up a new SQL Server 2016 machine today and going through the normal configurations – setting permissions, setting backup/data locations, configuring database mail
This has been something I’ve wanted to investigate for a while now. I’ve know you could use Profiler and set up server-side traces to capture long-running events, but was curious how to do the same with Extended
I came across this post in the SQL Server Slack chats and wanted to make sure that this information was shared so others don’t fall into this trap. Not having .NET 3.5 installed w/ SQL 2016 means
We recently had to work out a way to fetch and display all effective permissions granted to our Production SQL Server. I had been required to get all permissions at the DB level before, but even then
We were recently re-doing our SQL Server Audits and I was reminded again how painful setting the filters can be. MS expects an integer for “action_id”, but to actually use, them you need to know what those
I don’t know why it took so long before making the connection between PowerPivot models and SSAS Tabular models, but in the last couple of days I came across several blogs and videos tying the two together.
A while back I posted an article on handling dates in select statements from MySQL. The idea was that I wanted a quick way to generate select statements for MySQL that would automatically set any invalid date