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Kyle Neier

Kyle has been working with computers professionally since 1995 in both a development and administrative capacity. For over 10 of those years, SQL Server has been the focus of both a professional and personal passion. Kyle has worked in online retail, manufacturing, EMR software, and pharmaceutical industries. Kyle joined PTI in 2011 as a Senior Microsoft Consultant where he continues to chase his passion of automating DBA processes and doing everything humanly possible to prevent the 0200 page. Kyle serves as the Vice-President of the Indianapolis chapter of PASS (www.indypass.org) and served on the committee to bring SQL Saturday to Indianapolis. He shares his passion for SQL Server with others through speaking and mentoring at local and regional events.

Archives: December 2011

Modifying SQL Server Synonyms – this time with Powershell


So, how do you recover from the Holidays? Hot Cocoa by the fire? Relaxing evening with your spouse watching an easily predictable romantic-comedy? Snuggling up with SMO synonym class documentation?
I chose the SMO documentation. After I wrote the last blog post (http://sqldbamusings.blogspot.com/2011/12/modifying-sql-server-synonyms.html), I was saddened. I did…

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Posted in Kyle Neier on 26 December 2011

Modifying SQL Server Synonyms

One task that often needs to be done when migrating a database to production for the first time is to modify the synonyms to point to whatever database is in production. There is no “alter synonym” command. The only way to change a synonym is to drop and create it.…

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Posted in Kyle Neier on 20 December 2011

Adding Servers to SQL CMS (Central Management Server) using Powershell

One challenge I’ve had recently is getting a list of servers imported in to a CMS (Central Management Server). While this is easy if a CMS already existed, it isn’t so straight forward if this is the first time CMS has been used in an environment.

Enter Powershell and SMO.…

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Posted in Kyle Neier on 13 December 2011