Category Archives: Administration

Database Growth

An experiment to confirm that a SQL Server database will grow in increments specified by the auto growth settings. Continue reading

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T-SQL Tuesday #65 – Failing Over with PowerShell

A look at how I’m using Powershell to hep control who is the owner of a clustered resource for serviceability. Continue reading

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Detaching a Database – File Security Gotcha

A look at what happens to file permissions when you detach a database with an active directory or machine user account. Continue reading

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Procedure Creation – Correct Syntax, Wrong Database

A brief look at why a procedure is created even with a reference to an object that isn’t valid. Continue reading

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Database Restores – Zeroing Out Log Files

A look at what happens the log file when the database is restored. Continue reading

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Configuration Validation – Max Memory

A look at a script that validates the max memory setting for our installed SQL Servers. Continue reading

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