Tim Mitchell

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My Office Setup

At the PASS Summit a few weeks ago, I had a great chat with some folks about our home office setups. More and more of us are working from...

2022-12-16 (first published: )

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Returning to PASS Summit

In just a couple of weeks, the PASS Summit will return to Seattle, Washington. This one will be extra special, since it’s going to be the first in-person Summit...

2022-10-31

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Creating a Generic SSRS Report

Creating useful reports is part art and part science. On one end of the spectrum, you have visually appealing and highly customized reports and dashboards that are truly works...

2022-04-13 (first published: )

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Connecting to SharePoint Lists with SSIS

SharePoint lists are popular and simple tools for storing modestly-sized discrete sets of data. SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) includes a source component to allow reading data from SharePoint...

2021-01-15 (first published: )

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Query deadlock info in Azure SQL DB

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Question of the Day

Sensitivity Ranks

I want to use the ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION DDL to mark some columns in my SQL Server 2022 database as PII. Can I use this code?

ADD SENSITIVITY CLASSIFICATION TO dbo.sales.price,
    dbo.sales.discount
WITH (
    LABEL = 'Highly Confidential',
    INFORMATION_TYPE = 'Financial',
    RANK = 'INTERNAL ONLY'
);

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