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Auto Auditing on Tables

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This is something that I find very useful and saves me a lot of time.This procedure needs to be created on the Database that holds the table that you wish to Audit. This procedure when called will create an audit table based on your source table in a database of your choice. All update/delete and […]

4.75 (8)

2007-10-03 (first published: )

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Monitor Database Growth

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This code provides a way of monitoring the growth of all your databases within a single instance. The first part is the creation of a monitoring table with the initial load of current databases and sizes. The second part is the SQL that can be put in a scheduled job to automate the growth monitoring.It […]

4.84 (19)

2007-05-16 (first published: )

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Mirroring Job Switcher

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I wrote this so that jobs associated with a mirrored database will run on the principal and not on the mirror.  Please send your comments on what implications I might be missing - I would appreciate that greatly.This procedure works in conjunction with a WMI alert you will setup in SQLSEVERAGENT -> Alerts ->Mirroring Status […]

2007-09-04 (first published: )

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Refreshing Views and Recompiling Stored Procs

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When a table is modified by changing the order of fields or changing field type or adjusting field sizes etc, some of the dependent views (or views on views on views :)) may become invalid as they store some metadata in order to run more efficiently. These views would need to be refreshed with new […]

4.86 (7)

2007-04-20 (first published: )

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Audit SQL Logins

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We have auditors in the building, looking at our security (amongst other things). So, we needed an easy way to generate a listing of the SQL logins, and the permissions into each database on our servers (over 70 if them).This script will generate the listings the auditors wanted.

5 (9)

2007-04-02 (first published: )

5,576 reads

Easily Kill All Users In A Database

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This simple script (ran from the master database) in Query Analyser removes all the requirements of collating currently connected spids to a database and the need to systematically open a cursor to kill each spid individually by simply placing the database offline, then immediately online.

2 (1)

2007-03-16 (first published: )

361 reads

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