Grant Fritchey

Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server MVP with over 20 years’ experience in IT including time spent in support and development. Grant has worked with SQL Server since version 6.0 back in 1995. He has developed in VB, VB.Net, C# and Java. Grant has authored books for Apress and Simple-Talk, and joined Red Gate as a Product Advocate in January 2011. Find Grant on Twitter @GFritchey or on his blog as the Scary DBA.

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Thank You Kevin!

I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb to call Kevin Kline a friend. I’m extremely humbled and honored that I can say that. Kevin is...

2022-07-06

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Extended Events in AWS RDS

For the longest time, we didn’t have one of the most useful tools for monitoring SQL Server behavior, but I just found out that, indeed, you can use Extended...

2022-05-11 (first published: )

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Question of the Day

The Secondary Database Name in an AG

I am setting up a SQL Server 2022 Availability Group and I am ready to restore the database on the secondary. The primary database is named Finance. However, we also use this instance for QA and already have a database named Finance. How do I configure the AG to use a different database as the secondary?

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