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Securing SQL Server with DoD guidelines

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Making sure your SQL Servers are secured against malicious users is difficult. The United States Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) publishes a set of guidelines for organizations securing different pieces of software that connect to the US Department of Defense’s networks (DoD). Whether you’re working with the DoD or not, these Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) are a good resource to help you understand potential security vulnerabilities and mitigate them.

2021-02-22

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Is Tempdb Causing a Bottleneck?

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One of your SQL Server instance shows a major dip in performance or throughput, affecting all the user databases. You notice that the slow interludes coincide, as if orchestrated. On investigation, it appears that several transactions running over that period were using a lot of space in tempdb. However, which of them, if any, are causing the tempdb bottleneck, and why?

2021-01-26

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Question of the Day

A New Audit

I have a brand new D: drive on my system that is formatted, but contains no files or folders. What happens when I execute this code?

CREATE SERVER AUDIT audit2 TO FILE ( FILEPATH ='D:\audit' );
GO

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