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Select Group Members from Logins

Know who all the individual group members are for a given WINDOWS_GROUP login. This script uses the sys.xp_logininfo procedure to find group members for each login on an instance. This is useful when attempting to remove orphaned WINDOWS_LOGINS. May have issues working across your logged in domain.

2020-03-23 (first published: )

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Orphaned Users Search and Destroy

This script will find all orphaned users on all databases on an instance, and generate a script to drop each user. Simply execute, copy the values from the DropScript column to a new SSMS window and execute. There are two risks with this script. Use with caution: This script attempts to take into account users […]

2020-03-16 (first published: )

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String Search

The script searches through every column of every record in a database to find a value. It works with numbers too. Simply assign a value to @MyString. Indicate what datatype(s) you wish to search through, and indicate if you want wildcards, and execute. The search is smart and will only search through columns where @MyString is […]

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2020-03-05 (first published: )

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Fiscal/Retail 4-5-4 Calendar Function

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 […]

2020-02-19

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Amazon RDS SQL Server - Drop Database with Mirroring

Dropping database in RDS follows different method than dropping the database in local SQL Server. Below is the command to DROP the database in Amazon RDS EXECUTE msdb.dbo.rds_drop_database N'demodb' GO However when the SQL Server is configured with Multi-zone mirroring, then you need to set the partner to OFF and drop all active connections and […]

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2020-01-17

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