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Archives: July 2013

Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #43

Weekly round-up of the links that I tweet out number 43.  As an introduction, if you follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL), you’ll know that throughout the day I tweet out some links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and… Read more

0 comments, 484 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 29 July 2013

Security Questions: Recommended Security Book

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

0 comments, 294 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 27 July 2013

Webcast Presentation Materials: 5 Amazing Reasons DBAs Need to Love Extended Events

If you are looking for a presentation that brings together bacon, unicorns, and lightsabers, then you should have seen my presentation this past Thursday for Pragmatic Works Training on the T’s. The session was 5 Amazing Reasons DBAs Need to Love Extended Events.  In it, I ran through… Read more

1 comments, 414 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 26 July 2013

Reblog: July 19 to July 25

I’ve always been a fan of the feeling when I find an old blog post that’s got just the information that I need to solve a problem or answer a question.  It’s that whole “cha-ching” – buried treasure! feeling.  That’s kind of the aim of this blog post.  To provide… Read more

0 comments, 265 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 26 July 2013

Security Questions: Granting Access with Jobs

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

0 comments, 267 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 22 July 2013

Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #42

Number 42 of this weekly previous week round-up.  If you follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL), you’ll know that throughout the day I tweet out some links of things I find interesting.  While these links aren’t the answer to life, the universe, and everything, they do share a few… Read more

0 comments, 402 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 22 July 2013

Webcast Presentation Materials: 5 Ways to Improve Performance through Indexing

This past Tuesday, I delivered a presentation for Pragmatic Works Training on the T’s. The session I delivered was 5 Ways to Improve Performance through Indexing.

The abstract for the sessions is:

Sometimes the hardest performance issues in your environment have simple solutions. One of these simple solutions…

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7 comments, 392 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 18 July 2013

Reblog: July 12 to July 18

I’ve always been a fan of the feeling when I find an old blog post that’s got just the information that I need to solve a problem or answer a question.  It’s that whole “cha-ching” – buried treasure! feeling.  That’s kind of the aim of this blog post.  To provide… Read more

0 comments, 282 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 18 July 2013

Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #41

For those that follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL), you’ll know that throughout the day I tweet out some links of things I find interesting.  These tweets include “Reading” in the message and are items I’ve read over the past few days, usually after hours when sharing would be… Read more

0 comments, 267 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 15 July 2013

Security Questions: Difference Between db_datawriter and db_ddladmin?

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

1 comments, 254 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 13 July 2013

Security Questions: Removing Logins From Databases

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

9 comments, 626 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 12 July 2013

Reblog: July 5 to July 11

I’ve always been a fan of the feeling when I find an old blog post that’s got just the information that I need to solve a problem or answer a question.  It’s that whole “cha-ching” – buried treasure! feeling.  That’s kind of the aim of this blog post.  To provide… Read more

1 comments, 309 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 12 July 2013

Security Questions: Server Role Tips

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

1 comments, 253 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 11 July 2013

Security Questions: Logins, Credentials, and Proxies

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

1 comments, 791 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 10 July 2013

Security Questions: Logins Not In Use

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

6 comments, 287 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 10 July 2013

Security Questions: Prioritizing Security

As I mentioned in the introductory post, during the Introduction to SQL Server Security session for Pragmatic Work’s Training on the T’s, I received a large number of questions that there wasn’t time to answer.  Instead of just a re-cap of all of the questions, instead I’ve opted… Read more

2 comments, 293 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 9 July 2013

Last Weeks Top “Reading” Links #40

For those that follow me on twitter (@StrateSQL), you’ll know that throughout the day I tweet out some links of things I find interesting.  These tweets include “Reading” in the message and are items I’ve read over the past few days, usually after hours when sharing would be… Read more

0 comments, 453 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 8 July 2013

Try out SQL Server 2014 CTP1 on Windows Azure

When SQL Server 2014 CTP 1 was announced last week, I was on it and getting ready to download within a half hour of hearing about it.  I quickly ran into a small issue.  I didn’t have a machine prepped for the install.  There’s no way I would install a… Read more

1 comments, 464 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 5 July 2013

Reblog: June 28 to July 4

I’ve always been a fan of the feeling when I find an old blog post that’s got just the information that I need to solve a problem or answer a question.  It’s that whole “cha-ching” – buried treasure! feeling.  That’s kind of the aim of this blog post.  To provide… Read more

0 comments, 176 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 5 July 2013

Install Windows Server 2012 on VMWare Workstation 8

Sometimes we try an do things that just shouldn’t work.  Maybe they aren’t supported or there technology isn’t designed for that type of activity.  Whatever the reason, we tend to do this every so often, adding even more gusto to the task when people tell us that it can’t be… Read more

10 comments, 478 reads

Posted in StrateSQL on 3 July 2013

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