Thom Bolin

  • Interests: Astronomy, Fly Fishing

Technical Article

Backup Verification

The following script runs against the current server and retrieves number of days since last full or differential and the number of days between them. it also retrieves the number of hours since the last transaction log backup.It currently returns a grid output.currently the script is under going changes to send XML back to an […]

5 (1)

2006-05-22 (first published: )

1,233 reads

Technical Article

String Parsing

User Defined function to parse a string with known delimiters and return back the substing in the position.Takes string,delimiter and position as parameters. Can be used directly in TSQL code.

2003-03-27

320 reads

Blogs

Daily Coping 7 Dec 2022

By

Today’s coping tip is to stop for a minute when you walk outside and...

Encryption and Data Protection Regulation

By

One of the reasons you may be considering encryption is due to the relevant...

Types of data consulting engagements and what you can expect from them

By

There are multiple ways organizations can engage with a data (DBA/analytics/data architect/ML/etc.) consultant. The...

Read the latest Blogs

Forums

Blocking

By sqlguru

We were getting constant blocking on the db server. However, after stopping the process...

record loading

By Bruin

I have a table from a Linked Server that I'm pulling data and would...

Either/ Or Query

By dec_obrien

Hi, I have a table containing some columns and some simple data. I want...

Visit the forum

Ask SSC Logo Ask SSC

SQL Server Q&A from the SQLServerCentral community

Get answers