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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Feb 25, 2015
Commentary

Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries

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 11, 2015
blog

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
blog

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
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