SQL Server Archive
I have often run into a situation where it’s been necessary to execute a bunch of scripts handed to me by developers or others. When there are only a couple of scripts to run, it’s not a
Drew Furgiuele came up with a PS script to import your SSMS Registered Servers into Azure Data Studio. He wrote it up in much more detail here: Importing Registered Servers from SSMS into Azure Data Studio –
Solomon Rutzky posted some thoughts on the new “Feature Restrictions” in SQL Server 2019, which some have said might help with SQL Injection. He writes up a lot of details about what Feature Restrictions were intended to
We ran into an issue recently with a large number of SQL Login failures triggering an alert for our sysadmins. This was in one of our Azure SQL databases so the usual tools to troubleshoot alerts don’t
Buck Woody shares a much abbreviated video of his speaking workshop to help others become a better speaker and present more effective sessions. Well, not the *whole* workshop. That’s a full-day long, with individualized attention and exercises.
One of the challenges I’ve run into regularly throughout my years trying to convert data from one system to another is that we have a set of old data, often with its own key values. That data
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