See how to find those files that are not in use, but are taking up space on your instance.
2020-09-22 (first published: 2020-09-21)
This function returns a 3 year calendar based on a 4-5-4/5-4-4/4-4-5 calendar, also known as a 52/53 week calendar. The basis of this calendar function was derived from the NRF retail calendar published at https://nrf.com/resources/4-5-4-calendar and the Wikipedia article published at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4%E2%80%934%E2%80%935_calendar. The calendar function requires 2 helper functions. The helper functions were derived from […]
2020-09-21 (first published: 2020-09-15)
I bet, each DBA would change some settings after the SQL Server installation as per their company standard . I wrote this PowerShell script for one of my client who has below standards: Port should be 1433, static Disable SQL telemetry* & SQLWriter services Change recovery model to FUll for all databases except tempdb and […]
2020-07-02 (first published: 2020-06-21)
Lately, I'm dealing with lots of DB migrations and came across situation that I have no proper dynamic script to move DB files to different location. There are an option to proceed manually scripting one by one DB and execute it. Another option is detach attach DB - I'm not a big fan of this […]
2020-07-01 (first published: 2020-06-24)
Avoid conversion errors when using UNION to stack rows from multiple tables.
2020-06-19 (first published: 2020-06-16)
Check if the SPN is already registered: setspn -l domain\xxxxx If not, run below commands: setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc.xx.companyname.com:1433 domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc.xx.companyname.com domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc:1433 domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/ abc domain\xxxxx Verify again, setspn -l domain\xxxxx
2020-06-17 (first published: 2020-06-15)