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Editor, SQLServerCentral.com

Newsletter Archive: May 2013

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1st

SQLServerCentral Newsletter

  • Identify the Cause of SQL Server Blocking
  • Part 1: How to solve the transactional issues of isolation levels
  • If you're confident about a change in your DB, triple check
  • PowerShell to search for domain Computer objects
2nd

SQLServerCentral Newsletter

  • SQL Saturday #212 - Redmond
  • Developing a Report Definition Customization Extension for Multi-Language Reports
  • DAX Query - Part 2
  • Managing Your IT Data
  • Get IP Addresses of all Hostnames using SQL Server
3rd

SQLServerCentral Newsletter

  • Monitor SQL Instance Balance across Windows Cluster Nodes Using PowerShell
  • Dynamic ETL with SSIS
  • The Security of You
  • PowerShell to SlipStream SQL 2008
4th

Database Weekly

    5th
    6th

    SQLServerCentral Newsletter

    • An Introduction to the SQLCMD Mode in SSMS (SQL Spackle)
    • Introduction to SQL Server Filtered Indexes
    • Microsoft Research
    • Shrink DB and Log
    7th

    SQLServerCentral Newsletter

    • Deploying CLR Assemblies with T-SQL
    • Managing Slowly Changing Dimension with Slow Changing Transformation in SSIS
    • Small Data
    • Database Growth History
    8th

    SQLServerCentral Newsletter

    • Rendering PDFs Natively in SQL
    • SQL Saturday #220 - Atlanta
    • Using Policy-Based Management to Check Number of SQL Server Data and Log Files
    • Our Race with Machines
    • Display Job Schedule Description (SQL Server 2005)
    9th

    SQLServerCentral Newsletter

    • Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX - Level 5: The DAX ISBLANK() Function
    • Community-driven free Azure tips eBook
    • Monitoring Transactional Replication in SQL Server
    • A Broken Data Model
    • Script to send an email based on contents of a job step's output file
    10th

    SQLServerCentral Newsletter

    • Job overran Custom Metric
    • SQL Server Simple and Forced Parameterization
    • Indexed Views
    • Visualizations
    • Another way to track the database data growth
    11th

    Database Weekly

      12th
      13th

      SQLServerCentral Newsletter

      • Disturbing Development
      • The Ten Commandments of SQL Server Monitoring
      • Loginless In Seattle
      • Better Coding, More Savings
      • Format Currency Into a String
      14th

      SQLServerCentral Newsletter

      • How to Synchronize Two SSAS Servers
      • Converting Large Object Data Types
      • Case Study: Designing Scaled-Out Architecture
      • SQL Saturday #212 - Redmond
      • The Platform Problem
      • Union Forcing Distinct
      15th

      SQLServerCentral Newsletter

      • Forwarding Pointers in Heaps
      • Using XML from data variable option in SSIS
      • SQL Saturday #220 - Atlanta
      • The Challenger
      • Generate a random password
      16th

      SQLServerCentral Newsletter

      • How to Change the SQL Server Name after Renaming the Windows Host
      • Getting Started Testing Databases with tSQLt
      • Honeywords in SQL Server
      • Custom Maintenance Plans - the T-SQL way
      17th

      SQLServerCentral Newsletter

      • Powershell Database Backup Script
      • Raw Materials - Beyond Global
      • Getting Started Formatting SSRS Reports
      • The Control Poll
      • SSIS Synchronize Remote FTP Directory
      18th

      Database Weekly

        19th
        20th

        SQLServerCentral Newsletter

        • SQLServerCentral Hosts AdventureWorks on Azure
        • How Maintenance Plans are a Big Plus for SQL Server Administration
        • Azure SQL Database Maintenance
        • Connecting to AdventureWorks on Azure
        • Morphing Microsoft
        • How to Backup All SQL Server Databases
        21st

        SQLServerCentral Newsletter

        • Centralizing SQL Server Express Job Scheduling
        • Power View for Cubes
        • How do you solve T-SQL problems?
        • Search All SQL Script Objects in All Databases for Text
        22nd

        SQLServerCentral Newsletter

        • Paging Data with T-SQL
        • Data Mining Introduction Part 5: the Neural Network Algorithm
        • Understanding HA
        • To Check for Orphaned Users in a Database
        23rd

        SQLServerCentral Newsletter

        • Transaction Log Stairway Series available as a book
        • Automating SQL Traces
        • Backup and Restore SQL Server with the SQL Server 2012 PowerShell cmdlets
        • Trusting Systems
        • Find Blocked SQL and Blocked By Information.
        24th

        SQLServerCentral Newsletter

        • The Job Posting - Do I really have to be the SQL God?
        • SQL Server Sample Databases
        • Using source data from an SSRS report in PowerPivot for Excel
        • Red Gate Software Brings Free SQL Server Training Back to US Due to Popular Demand
        • Provisioning
        • Generate DDL script to drop table constraints
        25th

        Database Weekly

          26th
          27th

          SQLServerCentral Newsletter

          • SSRS In a Flash - Level 1 in the Stairway to Reporting Services
          • Updating the TCP Port on a SQL Server Cluster Node
          • What is SSIS? Level 1 of the Stairway to Integration Services
          • Memorial Day 2013
          • Function to convert UserAccountControl number to details text
          28th

          SQLServerCentral Newsletter

          • Red Gate Software Brings Free SQL Server Training Back to US Due to Popular Demand
          • Uploading Data to Windows Azure SQL Database
          • Change the Settings of a Database Object Using Powershell
          • Data Will Drive the World
          • Script to change auto growth settings for all databases in SQL Server
          29th

          SQLServerCentral Newsletter

          • Database Deployment: The Bits - Agent Jobs and Other Server Objects
          • New SQL Monitor Custom Metric: Issues found by sp_Blitz
          • SQLServerCentral Runs sp_Blitz - Query Plans
          • Helping MS Help Us
          • Passively detect attempts to guess passwords
          30th

          SQLServerCentral Newsletter

          • Super Fast Transactional Replication Repair
          • Extending SQL Server DDL Triggers for More Functionality
          • Show off your Solutions
          • The Speed of Azure
          • Search all stored procedures on all databases
          31st

          SQLServerCentral Newsletter

          • Why is your ASP.NET application running slow?
          • Loading XML Data into SQL Server (SQL Spackle)
          • The Bicentennial
          • Get Rid of All Those Pesky 1 MB File Growth DB Files
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