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Dynamic Data Unmasking

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The SQL Server 2016 dynamic data masking feature may seem like a great way to obfuscate data for downstream systems like dev and QA. Joe Obbish shows us that the data can be “unmasked” with T-SQL statements, so it’s not secure against anyone who can write their own queries.

2020-10-16

Execute on DMVs without user having View Server State

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Wanted to share this script to the community just in case anyone out there may be search for a way to allow a hosted customer the ability to query certain DMVs for information without granting them View Server State. There are some other options out there, but this worked better for me after going through […]

2020-09-24

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Creating and Using Inline Table-Valued Functions

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Inline Table Valued Functions (iTVFs) are one type of user defined function that is available to implement in SQL Server since SQL Server 2000.

iTVFs remain a very useful tool in our SQL armoury, so let's quickly revisit them and the different ways we can use them in our code.

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2020-09-08

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Database Modeling - Relationships

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A proper relationship between two people, places or things improves the communication between them. In every real-world based application, this logic holds and a database is no different. This article discusses the different relationship types possible between database objects. The designing of these relationships between them is called modeling, and the three types of relationships […]

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2020-08-31

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