Kimberly L. Tripp

Kimberly L.
Tripp

Kimberly L. Tripp has been working with SQL Server since 1990, and she’s worked as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and writer specializing in core SQL Server performance tuning and availability since 1995.

Articles
The Outer (Join) Limits 2
When you work with relational databases, you sometimes need to bring your tables together in a join. Explore the world of outer joins in the T-SQL classroom.
Aliases in T-SQL 1
Get the lowdown on aliases and how they relate to SQL Server joins.
T-SQL Tutor Project - 01 Nov 2001
Practice using joins and polish your T-SQL skills with this month's homework.
T-SQL Tutor Quick Tip 2
Use WITH SCHEMABINDING to create a view on any tables you want to protect from accidental deletion.
Joins 101 1
Confused about what joins are and how to use them? Take a trip to the T-SQL classroom.
T-SQL Tutor Project - 01 Oct 2001
Test your T-SQL knowledge.
October T-SQL Tutor Project Answers
You can find the answers to this month's T-SQL Tutor practice questions in Listing A.

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Feb 11, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 17: Creating Jobs to Check on Synchronization

In my previous post, I provided a high-level outline of the core logic (and rationale behind that logic) that would be needed to set up regular synchronization checks on SQL Server Agent Jobs for servers where AlwaysOn Availability Groups have been deployed. In this post, I’ll walk through the steps--and the code--needed to setup those checks....More
Jan 22, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups

Now that we’ve outlined the process to let servers in a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group "talk to each other" by means of setting up linked servers, it’s possible to set up some additional or improved checks on Availability Group Health....More
Dec 16, 2014
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