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Copying an Azure SQL Database

Copying an Azure SQL Database is a vital skill when managing cloud databases. Recently, a request was received from the “business”. They wanted to create a copy of an...

2020-10-21 (first published: )

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Checking your dumps!!!

No, No, not those dumps:  SQL Server Memory dumps!! Recently, I was on Slack and wondered into the #firstresponderkit channel. I am a big fan of all the First...

2020-10-13 (first published: )

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Failing SQL Agent Jobs – Part 3

It is Tuesday!!  Time for Part 3 in the series about SQL Server Agent Job Failures. This installment will show you how to setup SQL Agent Alerts and Operators...

2020-09-22 (first published: )

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