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)
I have found this query valuable. Sometimes you need to see just overall consumption without any detailed information. It is also useful in overall trend analysis and disk space planning.
2020-06-16 (first published: 2020-06-12)
A couple of days ago I was playing with my small SQL Server enviroment (test) and auditting login events. I went ahead and created the audit for FAILED_LOGIN_GROUP and SUCCESSFULL_LOGIN_GROUP (let it run for a while). USE [master] GO CREATE SERVER AUDIT [Audit_LoginEvents] TO FILE ( FILEPATH = N'<PathToStoreData>' ,MAXSIZE = 100 MB ,MAX_FILES = […]
2020-06-03 (first published: 2020-05-27)