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Lowering the Noise

We are busy as administrators, and it can be very useful to ensure our systems avoid adding to our workload.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/01/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Disable or Drop

When you need to debug or troubleshoot, Steve Jones wants you to disable, not drop, objects.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/01/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How to Change the File Extension for a Data File

This is a fix to primary data file that is created with a different file extension or accidentally renamed to a different file extension  Read more...
By Sadan Kumar Budde 2018/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: data file
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Changing the Path for the Master Database

We as DBAs, changing or migrating databases to a new path is important part of admin’s world. This article helps you with the steps involved to move the Critical 'master' database.   Read more...
By Sadan Kumar Budde 2017/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: master database
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Is This Database Being Used?

Can we delete this database, or is someone still using it?  Read more...
By Ginger Keys 2017/12/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Enable Trace Flags in SQL Server

Learn how to enable trace flags to change the behavior of your SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/03/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Change Your SQL Server Oil

Regular maintenance for your instance is important.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/03/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Preferred Node Policy-Setting on Traditional SQL Cluster

Preferred node setting facilitates instances on traditional cluster to be on the correct nodes which will lead to load-balancing of the resources.  Read more...
By SQL ADMIN 79 2017/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: clustering
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The Future of Auditing

Auditing is a weak point in SQL Server according to Steve Jones. He looks at a few of its flaws.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Managing Log Files Sizes the Easy Way

Learn an easy, rough, and ready way to manage log files in this piece.  Read more...
By Mark Roworth 2016/12/16 (first published: 2015/03/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: log files
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Deploy Security Changes with Copy-SqlLogin

Moving security changes between server instances can be a cumbersome process, but it doesn't need to be with the PowerShell cmdlet, Copy-SqlLogin.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: powershell
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What is the Future of Monitoring?

Monitoring your systems is critical to ensuring security and stability. Steve Jones shares a few thoughts on where monitoring might go with more computer assistance in the future.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/09/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Changing SQL Server Database Logical Names

SQL Server Databases are made up of physical and logical names. This article goes over the logical names, where you might need to know them, and then how to change them.  Read more...
By Shawn Melton 2015/07/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server
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DDL Auditing using the Default trace

This article explains how default trace can be used for auditing purposes when combined with PowerShell scripts  Read more...
By Nagaraj Venkatesan 2015/05/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: audit
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SQLServerCentral Runs sp_Blitz - The Future

After examining the SQLServerCentral servers using the sp_Blitz™ script, Steve Jones now looks at how we will use the script moving forward.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/04/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sqlservercentral
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Managing Log Files Sizes the Easy Way

Learn an easy, rough, and ready way to manage log files in this piece.  Read more...
By Mark Roworth 2016/12/16 (first published: 2015/03/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: log files
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Collect Data from Multiple Instances Using SSIS and Powershell

Use SSIS to pull data from multiple instances. Combine with powershell to run multiple instances simultaneously.  Read more...
By S. Kusen 2015/02/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Multiple Backup Files

This Friday Steve Jones looks at your backup system and wonders how many people use striped backups.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/01/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How Often Does Production Drift?

Database drift is the difference between two database schemas. Today Steve Jones discusses the concept and wonders how often it happens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Best Database Administrators Automate Everything

Do you understand the value of your time? I mean really understand it. Time is your absolute number one most valuable asset. Once it's gone, that's it, gone forever.  Read more...
By John Sansom 2014/08/22 (first published: 2012/04/06) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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