Brian Kelley

Information Schema Views

SQL Server DBAs are often curious about the inner-workings of SQL Server. Indeed, it can save your job during disasters to know what's going on inside SQL Server. This article shows you how to use some of the SQL Server internal views to view some meta data about your servers.

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2002-01-09

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Report Locking on Specific Database

This Script reports locking on a particular database either to the console or to a database table. It also allows filtering based on a minimum locking level (say Page or Table and higher). Included is the CREATE TABLE statement to build the reporting table. This table can reside in any database but needs to be […]

2002-01-06

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Design Oversight - Preliminary Review

We all know what the ideal application design environment is for building a database back-end: an experienced DBA takes inputs from end users and developers and creates the database design in order to support the application being developed. But in reality, we don't get the opportunity to do application design like this very often. This article covers how to quickly find and fix problems in a design.

2001-08-20

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