Comments Feed

Introducing the SQL Server Consolidated Monitoring Tool Commented on: 3 years ago (January 6, 2012) Where is the dynamic connection for the reports connecting to? Any report that uses the dynamic connection dies, and I don't know where its trying to connect to as the properties only show <...
Why can't SQL Server update statistics on the fly? Commented on: 3 years ago (November 8, 2011) Good insght, but it then begs the question: What good is the "Auto Update Stats" setting?
Quickly Find Your Worst-Performing T-SQL Statements Commented on: 6 years ago (November 11, 2008) What period of time is collected for the report?
Decrypt SQL Server Objects Commented on: 7 years ago (July 25, 2007) Disregard the above, I fat fingered.
The Logical Puzzle - 19 Apr 2007 Commented on: 7 years ago (May 7, 2007) Answer 13112221 Its a count of the numbers. The first number is 1, when counting you have 1 1's or 11 the next number is 21 or 2 1's and so on until 13112221 or 1 3s,1 1's, 2 2's 2 1's making the...

Digital Magazine Archives

Browse back issues of SQL Server Pro, from January 2007 through the last issue published in April 2014. Find the back issues here.

 

From the Blogs
Mar 14, 2015
Commentary

For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 4

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
Mar 12, 2015
blog

AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
Mar 6, 2015
blog

AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 19: Availability Group Database Backups

One of the biggest strengths of AlwaysOn Availability Groups is that they allow DBAs to address both high availability and disaster recovery concerns from a single set of tooling or interfaces. But, this doesn’t mean that you won’t still need backups....More
SQL Server Pro Forums

Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the SQL Server community in our Forums.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×