Santveer Singh

Finding Objects Owned by non-DBO Users

SQL Server has this concept of an owner of an object. Similar to the concept of schema, but not quite the same. Best practice dictates that all objects in SQL Server be owned by dbo, but that does not always happen. Tracking those objects down might be a pain, but Santveer Singh brings us an easy way of doing this.

2004-12-15

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List of Database Users with Database Roles

SQL Server shows lots of information in Enterprise Manager, but getting a report for someone or manipulating this data is hard from the GUI. Using T-SQL, it's easier, but sometimes not obvious how to get the data. Author Santveer Singh brings us a way to get at some of that information, the users and their database roles.

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2004-11-02

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Which Databases are Being Backed Up - Another Look

Knowing which databases are being backed up is a critical thing for all DBAs to know. After reading an article on this subject, new author Santveer Singh decided to share his own techniques for checking SQL Server databases and their backup status. He shows us how to look for failed backups as well as find those databases which have not been backed up.

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2004-06-09

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