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 by Tibor Karaszi
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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