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  • New SQL Server Agent Job Step computer screen shot
    May 13, 2014
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    SQL Server DBA Tip: Credentials and Proxies

    In situations where elevated permissions are needed to execute particular SQL Server jobs, or more importantly, steps within given jobs, a more secure way to tackle elevated permissions is to use credentials and proxies....More
  • scary ghoul
    Oct 31, 2013
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    SQL Injection: Something Really Scary 1

    As far as I'm concerned we'll likely always have SQL Injection around to haunt us. Even though this attack vector has been well-publicized and well-documented for well over a decade (and then some), failure to account for it continues to pop all the time—even in catastrophic places....More

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Oct 30, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 12: Issues with Enabling and Disabling Batch Jobs

An in-depth look at some of the concerns involved with enabling/disabling entire SQL Server jobs based upon whether they should be run, or not—and then look at options for addressing those concerns....More
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Oct 22, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 11: A Fork in the Road

A quick overview of the pros and cons of dynamic detection at job execution time or the option of dynamically enabling/disabling jobs....More
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Oct 9, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 10: Dynamic Detection Gotcha #3

You can interject a SQL Server Job Step into your Jobs and have this new/injected Job Step do some checking for you. Here's a look at everything that’s involved in such an approach....More
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