Kathi Kellenberger

Kathi
Kellenberger

Kathi Kellenberger is a is a senior consultant with Pragmatic Works and a SQL Server MVP. She has authored, co-authored, or tech edited eight SQL Server books. Kathi enjoys presenting and teaching SQL Server topics. When not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and is the person who introduced karaoke to the SQL Server community.

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Create Pivoted Tables in 3 Steps 3
If you want to create pivoted tables but found the PIVOT operator syntax in SQL Server Books Online (BOL) confusing, try this three-step approach to creating a PIVOT query. This query uses a common table expression (CTE).

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Jul 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 29: Practical Implementation Tips

My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs – and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts – according to some of the early outlines I created ‘way back when’....More
Jul 6, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 28: Additional Options for Tackling Jobs Failover

Throughout this series of posts I’ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations – meaning that most of the code and examples I’ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:...More
Jul 1, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 27: Options and Concerns for More Advanced Deployments

In this series of posts I’ve called out some of the concerns related to SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups and their interaction with SQL Server Agent jobs – both in the form of Batch Jobs (see post #3) and backups....More
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