Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas is a SQL Server Professional working in the UK where he recently worked as a DBA in women's clothing, not literally he hastens to add! He is certified in SQL Server 2008, runs the Maidenhead SQL Server User Group Pass Chapter and is on the organising committee for SQL Relay. In his spare time plays the trumpet in local symphony orchestras.



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  • Interests: Usual stuff: family, SQL Server, shiny things.

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Speaking at SQL Saturday South Florida 2024

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The Next Phase & A Fresh Start

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How do you restore a SQL Server 2000 database in the year 2024?

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Cannot Force Encryption - SQL Will Not Take Cert

By amy26

Hi there, I have a sql server on government AWS and we're trying to...

SHOWPLAN documentation

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The most recent documentation I can find is this https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/sql/sql-server-2008-r2/ms189602(v=sql.105) which is showing as...

SSIS task that runs a PowerQuery

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I already have a PowerQuery that reads and parses a table from a PDF...

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Question of the Day

Dropping a Logon Trigger

I created this trigger for testing on SQL Server 2022:

CREATE TRIGGER checksteve
ON ALL SERVER 
FOR LOGON  
AS  
BEGIN  
IF ORIGINAL_LOGIN()= N'ARISTOTLE\Steve'
 PRINT 'Steve logged in'
END;  
GO
Now I want to drop it. What do I run?

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