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  • Abstract illustration of linked SQL Servers
    Nov 18, 2014
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    AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers

    Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other....More
  • New SQL Server Agent Job Step computer screen shot
    May 13, 2014
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    SQL Server DBA Tip: Credentials and Proxies

    In situations where elevated permissions are needed to execute particular SQL Server jobs, or more importantly, steps within given jobs, a more secure way to tackle elevated permissions is to use credentials and proxies....More
  • scary ghoul
    Oct 31, 2013
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    SQL Injection: Something Really Scary 1

    As far as I'm concerned we'll likely always have SQL Injection around to haunt us. Even though this attack vector has been well-publicized and well-documented for well over a decade (and then some), failure to account for it continues to pop all the time—even in catastrophic places....More

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Abstract illustration of linked SQL Servers
Nov 18, 2014
blog

AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers

Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other....More
SQL Server Availability Groups screenshot
Nov 11, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 14: Establishing Synchronization Checks

When compared to AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances or clustered deployments of SQL Server, one of the main problems with AlwaysOn AGs is that a single database is made to straddle multiple hosts....More
Stretch SQL Server into Azure
Nov 5, 2014
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SQL PASS Summit 2014 Day One Keynote

Highlights from the PASS Summit 2014 day one keynote....More
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