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Monitoring job history using Reporting Services

Easily monitoring your SQL Agent job history using SSRS for concurrency, job lenght and job status.  Read more...
By Tomaz Kastrun 2013/09/05 | Source: | Category: job
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Providing SQL Agent Job Log Data for Developers

As a production Database Administrator, I do not want to give Developers direct access to the SQL Server Agent job log especially for servers in the DMZ. Another problem we have is that when there is a lot of log data for a job, the default job log doesn't contain the full log detail and that makes it harder to troubleshoot. Most of all, we are trying not to use a different code set for deployment based on the environment. Basically we want to use the same methods to deploy our jobs to Development, Test and Production.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/01/29 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Be Careful Using LiteSpeed Extended Stored Procedures With SQL Agent

It’s uncommon that a SQL Server DBA needs to create a customized backup and restore routine for an application using combination of LiteSpeed extended stored procedures. However, you should be really careful when you are implementing such a solution.  Read more...
By Dewey Wu 2012/09/04 | Source: | Category: backup
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Working with SQL Agent Durations

SQL Agent stores duration in HHMMSS format - not always useful. Discover how to use Powershell, some basic math, and T-SQL to tame these unruly values.  Read more...
By Kyle Neier 2012/08/23 | Source: | Category: powershell
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TSQL function to detect SQL Agent job state

This article has a T-SQL function to detect the SQL Agent job state.  Read more...
By Bret Lowery 2012/02/07 | Source: | Category: t-sql
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Stairway to SQL Server Agent - Level 2: Job Steps and Subsystems

SQL Server Agent jobs are made up of a series of one or more Job Steps. A job step is assigned to a specific job subsystem, which identifies the kind of work the job step is going to perform. Each job step runs in a separate security context, although each job also has an owner that determines who can modify the job.  Read more...
By Richard Waymire 2011/02/17 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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SQL Server Agent Job Management Scripts

In a previous tip, the tip reviewed several steps for a better and improved environment for scheduled jobs. I am totally convinced with the recommendations and want to implement these for my scheduled jobs. To make this easier, I want to create a template so I can produce a suitable and reliable way of updates for my production server. In this tip I provide a step by step exercise to perform on a test server to prepare the customized and tested scripts to run on the production server.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/11/18 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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SSIS Package to Script All SQL Server Jobs to Individual Files

The provided SSIS package contains a single script task that will script all SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 Agent Jobs into individual files.  Read more...
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Running SQL Server Jobs using a Proxy Account

Proxy accounts are a useful tool to enable teams to work independently allow users who do not have administrative access to SQL Server to run jobs.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/05/31 | Source: SQL Server Performance | Category: sql agent
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SQL Server Management Features vs Oracle Database Management Features

The usefulness and utility of the SQL Server Agent cannot be overstated. Oracle Database supports the automatic starting of an instance, so whatever is associated with the Oracle instance can also be started along with the instance. The same holds true with the SQL Server instance and its agent service.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2010/05/06 | Source: Database Journal | Category: management
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Run an SSIS Package Under a Different Account

In this article, learn how to use the SQL Server agent proxy to run an SSIS Package under whatever account you choose.  Read more...
By Polar Bear 2010/03/25 | Source: | Category: integration services (ssis)
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SQL Server Agent Jobs – Displaying Status in an Application

This article shows ways of getting feedback to your users when running a SQL Server agent job from an ASP.NET page  Read more...
By Adam Aspin 2009/09/16 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Auto alert for SQL Agent jobs when they are enabled or disabled

It is often the case in large DBA teams where multiple DBAs can administer the same SQL Servers and it is not apparent to one DBA the importance of some of the jobs to another DBA. In this tip I show how you can be alerted of these changes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/08/13 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Checking SQL Server Agent jobs using Windows PowerShell

Checking for SQL Server Agent jobs and their status is part of your daily task as a DBA. How do we use Windows PowerShell to check for SQL Server Agent jobs?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/07/28 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Configuring SQL Agent Operators - SQL School Video

Operators in SQL Server work hand in hand to ensure that alerts are sent to the proper person. MVP Andy Warren shows how to set these up in this SQL School video.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2009/07/02 | Source: | Category: video
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Configuring Auto-Retry on SQL Server Agent

The goal of this post is to explain how to take advantage of Auto-Retry and why you will want to use it. I hope to clarify in which circumstances an auto-retry works best and when not to use it also. The (disclaimer!) point is that every job has its own constraints, requirements, and has to be evaluated individually for whether an auto-retry will work. I will try and keep this summary short and crisp, but still with enough detail to understand auto retry best.   Read more...
By Hugo Shebbeare 2009/06/01 | Source: | Category: blogs
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Analyzing SQL Agent Job and Job Step History in SQL Server

You may have a number of jobs scheduled and often there is the need to analyze the data to see which jobs are taking a long time or which job steps are taking a long time. As you add more jobs and overhead to the server these times become even more critical and analyzing the data is key.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/05/29 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Database Mail and SQL Agent Mail setup by using a script

In this tip I provide a script with a few parameters that need to be setup to configure and turn on both of these features.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/05/11 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Monitoring SQL Server Agent with Powershell

This article introduces the reader to Powershell. The application that it demonstrates is one that monitors SQL Server Agent to make sure it is running.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/31 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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Adding a UI to the Standalone SQL Agent

In a recent blog post, SQL Server expert Denny Cherry discusses adding a user interface to his Standalone SQL Agent, a replacement for the SQL Server Agent service.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/03/17 | Source: | Category: sql agent
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