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Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY

I’m a forty-something Microsoft SQL Server DBA of 15+ years, a devoted husband, and a father of three young boys. I have been a DBA at a public university, at a major bank, at a healthcare system, and I now work as a remote DBA with customers across the United States. I write and speak primarily about the tips and tricks that I discover along my SQL Server journey.

Archives: October 2012

A Minor Problem of Access

A colleague sent this - they received a trouble ticket where a user who had "all access" to the database couldn't do anything:

Can you spot the problem?  :)

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 19 October 2012

Why I Love the SQL Server Community

As many of you are aware, a SQL Server security patch came out this week (MS12-070 - Vulnerability in SQL Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege).

No, security patches are *not* why I love the SQL Server Community - it's what happened next:

 The Security Bulletin (MS12-070) sounds like…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 11 October 2012

Free Training Before the PASS Summit

How many of you out there get approval to go to the PASS Summit (YES!) but then get denied the $395/session to register for the pre-cons you wanted to see? (DARN!)

If you will be in the Seattle area Monday and/or Tuesday, there are a couple…

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Posted in Nebraska SQL from @DBA_ANDY on 1 October 2012