Wesley Brown

Wes Brown is a PASS chapter leader and SQL Server MVP. He writes for SQL Server Central and maintains his blog at http://www.sqlserverio.com. Wes is Currently serving as a Senior Lead Consultant at Catapult Systems. Previous experiences include Product Manager for SQL Litespeed by Quest software and consultant to fortune 500 companies. He specializes in high availability, disaster recovery and very large database performance tuning. He is a frequent speaker at local user groups and SQLSaturdays.
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yet another backup script using litespeed or native backup

Updated! Now supports both SQL Litespeed and native backup commands in one script! Several new bug fixes please see the header of the script. Error messages to add are now at the bottom of the script! This stored procedure will backup a single database or all databases it will also perform ether a full, diff, […]

2004-10-26 (first published: )

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Yet another restore script usp_restore

usp_restore - This will restore a backup performed with SQL LiteSpeed from DBAssocatesIT or by the standard backup database routines in SQL Server Please check below the declarations to find the user settable options for this script If the target database is currently in a loading status or cannot be read from this restore it […]

2004-10-25 (first published: )

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alert on blocking chains via email

This is a script I use to watch for blocking chains on a server there are four variables to be set. @Duration tells it how long to run. This will be an active thread for the duration. @IntervalSec how often to poll for blocking. @maxwaittime time in miliseconds a thread that is blocked that you […]

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2004-09-01 (first published: )

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Proper Case User Defined Function

This is a little script I wrote before I saw Steve Jones write up on Tame Those Strings Part 7. This is a slightly diffent approach. It will take a string up to 255 chars and case every word first letter upper and the rest of the word lower. This ain't the best way but […]

2003-02-20

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