John Jakob

John
Jakob

John Jakob has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5 He has been an MCDBA since 2002.

Articles
Building Dynamic Data Dictionaries 7
The author presents a set of stored procedures for generating a data dictionary of schemas and tables within a database, as well as an SSRS report for publishing the data dictionary online.
SQL Server 2005 Schema Scripting 3
Looking for a way to script database schema without buying a third-party tool? Here’s a Windows console-mode utility that uses SMO to script tables, stored procedures, views, user-defined functions (UDFs), and other schema objects within your databases.
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From the Blogs
Fork in walking path
Aug 28, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 2: Putting AlwaysOn into Context

Despite similar intentions and high-level goals, the ways in which AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances and AlwaysOn Availability Groups tackle high availability and disaster recovery are quite different....More
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Aug 26, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 1: Introduction

While AlwaysOn Availability Groups are a powerful solution that let DBAs tackle both high availability and some disaster recovery concerns from within a single, unified, set of technologies and tooling, AlwaysOn Availability Groups also come with a number of challenges....More
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Aug 15, 2014
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Choosing the Right Health Check

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