David Bird


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Compare the Data in Two Tables

These queries are used to compare the data in two tables.   In these examples all the rows in each table is retrieved and compared using the UNION ALL command.  I would recommend adding additional WHERE criteria for very large tables to reduce the number of rows that will be compared.These SQL statements are based on […]

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Shrink Log file for all Databases

I use this script to shrink the log files for development databases. The intention is keep the log files as small as possible when the database is not in use. By scheduling this script I can control when it happens as oppose to using auto shrink.

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Sensitivity Ranks

I want to use the ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION DDL to mark some columns in my SQL Server 2022 database as PII. Can I use this code?

ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION TO dbo.sales.price,
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);

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