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SQL Server 2005 In-Place Upgrade Versions

By Key DBA 2008/03/28 | Category: sql server 2005
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Encrypting Data With the Encrypt Function

One of the major problems in the database field is when people store sensitive data unencrypted into SQL Server. This article shows you one of the most basic ways to encrypt data to the casual viewer.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2006/05/29 (first published: 2001/07/17) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Measuring SQL Performance

One thing that often amazes me is that many SQL Server developers do not actually measure the performance of their queries. Many of them thought that you needed external tools, more or less complicated, to run against your server, and they did not have the time or inclination to learn and try these. This article will describe a couple of much easier methods of measuring performance of queries.   Read more...
By Christoffer Hedgate 2005/12/23 (first published: 2004/04/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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SQL Server Security Part 2

In part one Chris Kempster covered a variety of security recommendations primarily for production systems. In Part two of this series he continues to explore security at a variety of levels where you may not realize you are vulnerable.   Read more...
By Chris Kempster 2005/11/04 (first published: 2004/01/30) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Help! My Database is Marked Suspect.

If your database is marked suspect, this will show you a step-by-step guide in how to fix the problem.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2005/10/28 (first published: 2004/03/31) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Reducing Round Trips

One of the best ways to reduce the load on your server and increase application responsiveness is to reduce the number of "round trips" your application makes. This article by Andy Warren shows you a few ways to increase your performance by reducing round trips.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2005/07/15 (first published: 2002/01/24) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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10 Steps to Securing your SQL Server

Securing your SQL Server can be an arduous task, but very rewarding. This article covers 10 steps to properly protecting your data.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2005/05/27 (first published: 2003/04/03) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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SQL Server Security Part 1

In this series of articles, Chris Kempster will discuss some of the finer aspects of SQL Server security and also touch on OS, physical and application security to open up this science for general discussion.   Read more...
By Chris Kempster 2005/02/11 (first published: 2002/01/14) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Duplicate Key Inserted Error During Replication

If you allow users write access to replicated tables on the subscriber, you can run into cases where a record is inserted on the wrong server - which will result in a replication stopping error if the same primary key is later inserted on the publisher. Find out how to fix it without pushing a new snapshot.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2004/10/15 (first published: 2001/05/04) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: replication
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Not All SQL Server Indexes Are Created Equal

Just because a column has an index doesn't mean the SQL Server Query Analyzer will use it. Learn how to create indexes SQL Server will use.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2004/09/24 (first published: 2001/04/22) | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: performance tuning
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Moving Logins - A Gotcha!

This article by Andy Warren talks about using sp_addlogin to move logins from one server to another. It also points out a problem you may run into if you have a SQL 7 server that was upgraded from 6.5   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2004/05/12 (first published: 2001/05/01) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Measuring SQL Performance

One thing that often amazes me is that many SQL Server developers do not actually measure the performance of their queries. Many of them thought that you needed external tools, more or less complicated, to run against your server, and they did not have the time or inclination to learn and try these. This article will describe a couple of much easier methods of measuring performance of queries.   Read more...
By Christoffer Hedgate 2005/12/23 (first published: 2004/04/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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Help! My Database is Marked Suspect.

If your database is marked suspect, this will show you a step-by-step guide in how to fix the problem.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2005/10/28 (first published: 2004/03/31) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Dump SQL Permissions

We saw a note from Chad about a tool he wrote in the forums and asked him to write up some notes. Not only did we get notes, we got the source code! See what a DBA can do with some DMO.   Read more...
By Chad Miller 2004/03/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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SQL Server Security Part 2

In part one Chris Kempster covered a variety of security recommendations primarily for production systems. In Part two of this series he continues to explore security at a variety of levels where you may not realize you are vulnerable.   Read more...
By Chris Kempster 2005/11/04 (first published: 2004/01/30) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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Automatically Gathering Server Information Part 2

The second part of Steve Jones's series on having SQL Server automatically report information to a DBA.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2003/12/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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10 Steps to Securing your SQL Server

Securing your SQL Server can be an arduous task, but very rewarding. This article covers 10 steps to properly protecting your data.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2005/05/27 (first published: 2003/04/03) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Saving Space To Increase Performance

Disk space is getting cheaper everyday. Why should you worry about the amount of space your data is consuming? This article by Neil Boyle presents some great reasons why you should be concerned.   Read more...
By Neil Boyle 2003/02/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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How Safe are Your Passwords?

How safe are your SQL passwords? Use these free tools to find out how secure your passwords are and generate more secure passwords.   Read more...
By Joseph Gama 2002/12/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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SQL Server Encryption Best and Worst Practices

In this article by Neil Weicher, he talks about encryption of data and files for SQL Server.   Read more...
By Neil Weicher 2002/01/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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