Will Assaf

SOLVED! Untrusted SAS certs after SQL startup

If you've tried doing Backup to URL with SQL Server using a Shared Access Signature (SAS) certificate and received this error: Error: 18204, Severity: 16, State: 1.BackupDiskFile::CreateMedia: Backup...

2020-06-16 (first published: )

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"What did it take to become a MVP?"

@william_a_dba what did it take to become a MVP?— kennyb7322 (@kennyb7322) March 3, 2020

This tweet made me pause. I'll explain.Backstory (skip if you're not interested):On Sunday March 1,...

2020-03-17 (first published: )

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ACM Lecture at SELU

Had the pleasure of presenting to Dr. Ghassan Alkadi and a full house at the Southeastern La. University ACM group. Big thanks to the bright student organizers for inviting...

2020-02-27 (first published: )

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