Stored procedures allow the DBA to automate a certain task by bundling up a query and executing as a single set of logic. This is considerable progress in including more automation, but why not automate the automation? Adam Bertram explains how.
This procedure using OLE object calls to obtain server disk space values and writes them to a table. It then creates an HTML report based on the contents of the table and then , via a SQL Agent job, sends out colour coded emails relating to how much drive space is left... this is very handy!!!!
Considering that SQL Server 2014 Natively Compiled Stored Procedures are compiled into binary code, you may have asked yourself if it's possible to monitor statement execution. In this tip Daniel Farina explains how you can monitor SQL Server Natively Compiled Stored Procedures.
A way to assign variable and overrideable defaults to input parameters to an SP or FUNCTION using a configurations table.