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Brian Kelley is an author, columnist, and Microsoft SQL Server MVP focusing primarily on SQL Server security. He is a contributing author for How to Cheat at Securing SQL Server 2005 (Syngress), Professional SQL Server 2008 Administration (Wrox), and Introduction to SQL Server (Texas Publishing). Brian currently serves as an infrastructure and security architect. He has also served as a senior Microsoft SQL Server DBA, database architect, developer, and incident response team lead.

Archives: August 2018

Talking Data: Six Word Stories

In six words, can you give a compelling description of your data?

I’m taking the Microsoft DAT248x course as part of the Data Science curriculum. This is one of the new courses added, and it’s about telling a story with the data. The point being made is we often only… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 30 August 2018

Upcoming Performance Tuning Webcast

On September 13, 2018, at 3 PM Eastern (USA), I’ll be giving a webcast for MSSQLTips.com on finding and correcting poorly performing queries.

Sign up link: SQL Server Performance Troubleshooting and Query Tuning

This is a 100-level webcast, but we’ll be looking at what we have within SQL Server to… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 28 August 2018

Midlands PASS Restart – October 2, 2018

The Midlands PASS Chapter, a local group of PASS, will restart on October 2nd, 2018. We will be meeting at our former meeting place, WeKnowIT, in West Columbia/Cayce, South Carolina. From here on we’ll be meeting on the first Tuesday of each month where possible.

Look for more… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 20 August 2018

ISACA Class: Auditing SQL Server in Every Way Possible

At this year’s TechnoSecurity and Digital Forensics Conference I gave a 1 hour presentation on auditing SQL Server. There were a lot of things I covered only in the conceptual, such as building a framework using Extended Events. The SC Midlands Chapter of ISACA is giving me the opportunity to… Read more

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Posted in Databases – Infrastructure – Security on 9 August 2018