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Tips from the SQL Server MVPs, September 2001 4
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about detecting connection blocks, using sp_depends versus Enterprise Manager Display Depandencies windows, using SQL Server to manage resultset paging, and more.
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 10 Jun 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about using Document Object Model (DOM) from T-SQL in SQL Server 2000 to open an XML file, having a unique index that allows multiple NULL values, using subqueries in CHECK constraints, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 10 May 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about configuring merge replication, copying permissions between user roles and database roles, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 02 Mar 2001 7
The SQL Server MVPs answer questions about replication settings, paging the results of a SQL Server query from within SQL Server, and getting effective permissions of a current user.
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 02 Feb 2001
The SQL Server MVPs offer tips about configuring merge replication, configuring a mail profile for SQL Server, and more!
Tips from the SQL Server MVPs - 03 Jan 2001 3
Microsoft’s MVPs answer readers’ questions about new SQL 2000 features, stored procedures, and more.

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Feb 25, 2015
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Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries 1

Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS. Learn how to take control of your data using knowledge-base-driven metadata. The truth shall set you free!...More
Feb 16, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups 1

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
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
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