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Logon monitoring in SQL Server and Azure Managed Instances - Adopting Extended Events

Intro In 2008 I wrote an article called “Scope: The drastic caveat with Logon Triggers.” Ever since, we have been using Event Notifications to capture logins for our SQL Server instances. Issues were only very rare, usually on servers that had an extreme load of many connections. In such a case, we stopped this continuous monitoring and […]

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2021-10-29

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Getting SQLAgent to Respond Faster

One limitation of SQLAgent is that granularity to which you can schedule jobs: every minute. Sometimes there are things that you would like to happen more frequently, like alerting. Johan Bijnens brings us a technique for getting your SQL Agent to respond to alerts in as little as every 10 seconds.

2007-08-16

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Adventures With Service Broker

Service Broker is one of those new SQL Server 2005 features that doesn't get much press, but is extremely interesting from a software architect perspective. The much talked about service oriented architecture (SOA) can make use of Service Broker and new author Johan Bijnens brings us a look at this subsystem.

2007-04-16

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