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Archives: April 2013

Dedicated Admin Connections (DAC) and SQL SERVER 2012 SSMS


As part of any SQL SERVER install that I do, I turn on Remote admin connections (using sp_configure) and open the relevant firewall port – normally 1433 for a default instance – Although this can be altered

As we know, you can open a dedicated administrated connection using… Read more

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Posted in measure twice, cut once. on 7 April 2013

Multiple ALTER DATABASE SET options


Did you know that you can actually combine multiple SET operations into a single ALTER DATABASE statement.

It’s true, you can!

Mostly I never see this done.

Maybe it doesn’t make sense! maybe it’s just more readable if a single ALTER DATABASE statement contains a single SET operation!… Read more

0 comments, 1,533 reads

Posted in measure twice, cut once. on 6 April 2013