Tibor Karaszi

Tibor
Karaszi

Tibor Karaszi is a SQL Server trainer for Cornerstone in Sweden. He is an MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, MCT, and a SQL Server MVP.

Articles
Identify the Identity 3
Stan wants to find out the names of the tables in his database using the IDENTITY property as well as seed and increment values without directly querying the system tables. Narasimhan Jayachandran and Alexey Ruban show him how.
SQL Server Login Transfer 8
Elaine needs to transfer logins among SQL Server machines without network connections. John Northfield and Jason Watts found a solution for her.
September Reader Challenge Winners
Paul E. Matthews won first prize and Shafeek Ashroff won second prize for providing the correct solution to September's Reader Challenge: Registry Problems. Read the solution here.
The Missing Link
Why can Debra access a linked server through four-part naming but not through the OPENQUERY function?
In Search of Older Data
Readers help a DBA plan for an individual table restore in his new SQL Server 7.0 environment in case someone performs a malicious delete or update operation.
Up and Running
The Reader Challenge moves online
Capture That Data 1
How can Christina send output to a table from statements that fail to return output as a proper result set?
Moving Files
Find out how to move database log files with minimal downtime.
Reader Challenge: Unencrypted Information 1
The winner and answer to last month's reader challenge
Reader Challenge: Silence, Please
The winner and answer to last month's reader challenge plus this month's question.
Reader Challenge: Cutting Down on Servers
Test your SQL Server savvy with this month's reader challenge on minimizing the number of machines you need.
Reader Challenge: Handling File Growth
Test your SQL Server Savvy

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From the Blogs
Aug 27, 2015
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A Replacement for Maintenance Plan Backups

This blog post is a bit of a ‘repeat’ – since I already covered much of the rationale behind this post in Part 23 of my multi-part series on AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Agent Jobs. But, I also figured that this is enough of an important topic to merit its own blog post....More
Aug 19, 2015
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Looking forward to Containers

Virtualization has long been a staple when it comes to computing. In essence, virtualization is really just the use of abstraction to make things either easier to manage or more fault-tolerant. Disks, for example, have long been virtualized in the sense that a single, physical, can easily be divided up into multiple logical (or virtual) volumes (or drives) just as easily as a number of discreet physical disks can also be virtualized into a single drive (via RAID) – which can further be partitioned into volumes, LUNs, and so....More
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
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