Kenneth Fisher

My name is Kenneth Fisher and I am Senior DBA for a large (multi-national) insurance company. I have been working with databases for over 20 years starting with Clarion and Foxpro. I’ve been working with SQL Server for 12 years but have only really started “studying” the subject for the last 3. I don’t have any real "specialities" but I enjoy trouble shooting and teaching. Thus far I’ve earned by MCITP Database Administrator 2008, MCTS Database Administrator 2005, and MCTS Database Developer 2008. I’m currently studying for my MCITP Database Developer 2008 and should start in on the 2012 exams next year. My blog is at https://sqlstudies.com/.

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What happens when we drop a column on a SQL Server table? Where's my space?

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Filtered index prerequisites to be used

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Enhancing Web Application Performance through Database Optimization: A Comprehensive Study

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Automated Azure SQL VM Patching

There is an Automated Patching service for VMs running SQL Server in the Azure Cloud. This uses the SQL Server IaaS Agent Extension to work with PowerShell. What types of patches are installed with this service? Note: All updates are marked with tags, such as Important, Critical, or something else

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