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Colleen Morrow is a database professional living in Cleveland, OH who has been working with database systems since 1996. For more than 12 years, she was a Database Administrator at a large law firm where she developed an appreciation for auditing, automation, and performance tuning. Since that time she has worked with clients in the healthcare, manufacturing, software, and distribution/freight delivery industries. Colleen is currently a Senior Consultant at Fortified Data.

Archives: August 2012

SQL Audit 302 – Deploying the Audit Solution with Powershell

This is it, ladies and gentlemen.  One last post and I promise I won’t mention the word audit for at least a week.
Before we begin, let’s take a moment to recap what we’ve covered so far:

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Posted in Cleveland DBA on 29 August 2012

SQLSaturday #164 – Cleveland – Touchdown!!

SQLSaturday #164 is in the books and the months of work and planning that went into putting this event together really paid off.  This was my first foray into the planning aspect of such an event and it was quite a learning experience.  Putting together a SQLSaturday is hard work!… Read more

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Posted in Cleveland DBA on 20 August 2012

I couldn’t help myself…

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Posted in Cleveland DBA on 16 August 2012

SQL Audit 301 – Using Powershell to Manage Audits

Today we’re going to go over some very basic scripts to create, drop, and copy SQL Audit objects using Powershell and SMO. Managing SQL Audit objects via PowerShell is actually pretty simple, even for a newbie like me. And I’m proud to say that these might be the first PowerShell… Read more

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Posted in Cleveland DBA on 13 August 2012

SQLSaturday #160, Kalamazoo

Date: September 22, 2012

Title: So I started this blog…now what?


Ever thought about trying your hand at blogging? Or maybe you’ve started a blog but struggle with what to write about. We’ll take a beginner’s look at blogging and examine what makes a great blog, finding topics, finding… Read more

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Posted in Cleveland DBA on 8 August 2012